He wanted someone who could communicate with the generals and keep them from knifing him in the back.
Just as he gets his fingers on it, up pops the only being on earth he'd give a damn about knifing.
If the knifing business were to occur before the finding, it would help some!
What was to prevent her from knifing the Bugologist and Angela both, when she had 'em?
He held his breath, awaiting the knifing pain it seemed natural to expect.
Men such as these are knifing America and doing it in the name of 100 per cent.
Men were clasping hands, buying and selling, knifing and shooting.
What I want to know is this: in how many other, still undiscovered ways, has Trevors been knifing us?
He'd swear like a pirate at the Dagoes and they'd only grin back at him where'd they'd feel like knifing any other man.
Youre crazy she retorted as she caught sight of Phil and Terry knifing their way back to the float.
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.
(1.) Heb. hereb, "the waster," a sharp instrument for circumcision (Josh. 5:2, 3, lit. "knives of flint;" comp. Ex. 4:25); a razor (Ezek. 5:1); a graving tool (Ex. 20:25); an axe (Ezek. 26:9). (2.) Heb. maakeleth, a large knife for slaughtering and cutting up food (Gen. 22:6, 10; Prov. 30:14). (3.) Heb. sakkin, a knife for any purpose, a table knife (Prov. 23:2). (4.) Heb. mahalaph, a butcher's knife for slaughtering the victims offered in sacrifice (Ezra 1:9). (5.) Smaller knives (Heb. ta'ar, Jer. 36:26) were used for sharpening pens. The pruning-knives mentioned in Isa. 18:5 (Heb. mizmaroth) were probably curved knives.