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  • The sharp pain in her side had been the guy trying to stab her with a short-bladed hunting knife, but God was in the details, as usual, and the heavy beading on her dress had deflected the blade.

    Priceless

  • Somehow a short-bladed knife gleamed in his hand, though Tessa had not seen him draw it.

    Clockwork Angel

  • "You can see that it was a very short-bladed scissors, since the cutter had to take two snips over 'keep away.'"

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • The overall size is enough to get a good grip on the handle, which most short-bladed pocket knives don't allow.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The pack melted away from the Shadowhunter, leaving just Bat still standing there, defiant, one hand still gripping the back of the Shadowhunters shirt, the other holding a short-bladed knife.

    City of Ashes

  • But beyond the necessity of having long bladed pointed knives in the kitchen, there is the fact that a short-bladed knife with a pointed tip is just as effective as a murder weapon as a long-bladed knife.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Knives are Dangerous

  • There is no way anyone could say that the carriers could have prevented all short-bladed knives from going through.

    The Rest Of The Story

  • Now, the prosecution's goal is to prove that the government could have acted to prevent the September 11 attacks if they knew that al Qaeda planned to hijack airplanes using short-bladed knives and then fly them into buildings.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2006

  • It was later discovered those belongings contained contact numbers for a key September 11th planner, as well as short-bladed knives.

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2006

  • If authorities had known about the plot, he said, they could have banned short-bladed knives like those used by the hijackers from being taken on board.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2006

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