Many of them, she said, were carrying stones and knifes in their handbags and backpacks, and weren't the least bit afraid.
Then he leaps forward alone—he has taken his boots off—and knifes the Priest.
Give us some plates, any knifes, and some forks, rinse the glasses.
Now Ive got to shut down one lathe till the other knifes ground down.
Quivering in the very center of its upper panel was a small knife, and impaled on the knifes blade was the macaroon.
He is always as good as his word, and his promises are engraved with the knifes point.
Do you think any of those old Aztec priests, with their knifes of glass, will sacrifice you on a stone altar?
So what do we get—we get knifes in the faces, saps on the head—a concussion, you tell me!
I see 'ow it was; Duran knifes the man, steals the kid, and 'as me to run; and 'ee stays be'ind to 'elp put the blyme on me.
late Old English cnif, probably from Old Norse knifr, from Proto-Germanic *knibaz (cf. Middle Low German knif, Middle Dutch cnijf, German kneif), of uncertain origin. To further confuse the etymology, there also are forms in -p-, e.g. Dutch knijp, German kneip. French canif "penknife" (mid-15c.) is borrowed from Middle English or Norse.
1865, from knife (n.). Related: Knifed; knifing.