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  • n. the blade of a knife


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  • She could see, however, not far from the Colonel’s hands, the glint of a trout’s scales in the grass and of a knife blade nearby.

    Scales of Justice

  • He sniffed at it, wrapped it tightly, put the tiny packet inside his abayya, cleaned his knife blade on the knee of the garment, then said:

    O Jerusalem

  • I was back in my dream, floating like a knife blade above the lights of Biscayne Boulevard, flying cold and sharp and homing in on my target and —

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter

  • But Trilling's knife blade wasn't pressed against his back at the moment, which meant he didn't know exactly where it was.


  • Mr. Thorne's left hand firmly held my ankle through the shattered slats while the hand with the knife blade came through the opening hatch.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • Without taking his eyes off Chad, who had begun a wary circle, too, Hawk buried the point of the knife blade in the half-blackened remains of a log.



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