from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A special workman employed in the more delicate and important part of archæological excavations in which it is necessary to substitute a kuife for a spade.
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And anyone she knew well enough to trust with this, the moon-faced Oshai and his knife-man might also know of.
Do you know this Kibunte or the knife-man he hangs with?
- When the knife-man is sneaking into Sean Connery's apartment, there is a POV shot as the camera approaches a window.
My opponent was large, but he also was active and no mean knife-man.
The former Treasury knife-man had a piece in yesterday's Sun urging rank and file to keep their spirits up: It would be a disaster if the Lib Dems were simply to evolve into an internal Opposition...
She was airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital after teachers and pupils ran to her aid and wrestled the knife-man from her.
Their name for an Englishman was 'knife-man.'"] [Footnote 286: Chateaubriand, vol. i., p. 233; Charlevoix.