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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of knife.


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  • For instance, the man Peasley might have omitted the word knifed; also the explanatory words, argument boat fare, and the word mate.

    Cappy Ricks Or, the Subjugation of Matt Peasley

  • Each coin knifed into the soft cedar of the door, burying itself about halfway.


  • He had "knifed" people before -- here and there a particular candidate whom it was desirable to undo.

    The Titan

  • Twelve years later, despite a life term without parole, Horton received a weekend furlough, during which he knifed, blinded, and gagged a man in Maryland, raped his fiancée, and stole their car.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • The typhoon was astonishingly noisy now—the wind howled as the waves buffetted the base of the rig, and the relentless rain knifed into the steel exterior of the rig at seventy miles an hour.

    Gideon’s war

  • They squabbled amongst themselves over the dew-surfaces, and only the night before one of them was knifed because he so stole.


  • In a written statement, President Jonathan said the group, basking in what he called their nefarious success in Jos on Christmas Eve, once again knifed at the heartstrings of a nation celebrating New Year's Eve with this evil and wicked attack.

    4 Killed in Blast in Nigerian Capital

  • May 5th, 2010 3: 00 pm ET screw them Charlie, they knifed you in the back to kiss the tea party behind.

    Florida Republicans demand refunds from Crist

  • Israel has approved hundreds of settler homes after five members of an Israeli family—including three children—were knifed to death as they slept in a West Bank settlement over the weekend.

    World Watch

  • The pole knifed through the bus front to back along the window line, peeling the roof off all the way to the back tires.

    Official Says Riders Contradict Driver in Bus Crash


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