“I used to say that fear is probably the most important concept of feeling,” he said amid the clangor of forks and knives.
They wielded baseball bats and knives, yelling “Jews, Jews, Jews” as they carried out the attacks.
Bill, full name William Poole, was a real life butcher, skilled with knives and raised in the art of street fighting.
Some of the same crusaders who helped bring the phone-hacking scandal to light now have their knives at the ready.
Who wants to take away my machine gun, my pistol, my knives?
I presented him with two yards of blue cloth, an axe, knives, and various other articles.
They seem to have regarded themselves as abundantly rewarded by a gift of a hatchet, four knives, and a few beads.
The door flew open and the four men came piling into the room, knives of stone held in readiness.
The crew flew into the rigging with their knives, but it was too late.
knives are said to be more frequently drawn among them, and with worse consequences, than in any other district of Ticino.
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.