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Noun: knife (knives)  nIf
  1. Edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  2. A weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
  3. Any long thin projection that is transient
    "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark";
    - tongue
Verb: knife  nIf
  1. Use a knife on
    "The victim was knifed to death";
    - stab

Derived forms: knives, knifing, knifed, knifes

Type of: arm, edge tool, injure, projection, weapon, weapon system, wound

Encyclopedia: Knife