This man, an American, was able to seek them in their sleep, shoot and stab them, and burn them in their blankets.
The woman says he made advances on her and then attempted to stab her.
Paul Krugman takes a stab at an answer in the New York Times Magazine.
This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.
It has been noted that someone could stab someone else with a fork.
The trick is to dodge an attack from the animal and stab him to the heart as he passes.
He started out into the street and the two jumped him and started to stab him to death.
Why, if thy hateful looks could stab, I'd be a dead man forty times.
And must I stab you worse than all your enemies have stabbed you?
"Ray has always worked well for me," Radley promptly answered, and we all knew he meant it as a second stab for Fillet.
late 14c., first attested in Scottish English, apparently a dialectal variant of Scottish stob "to pierce, stab," of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of stub (n.) "stake, nail." Figurative use, of emotions, etc., is from 1590s. Related: Stabbed; stabbing.
"wound produced by stabbing," mid-15c., from stab (v.). Meaning "a try" first recorded 1895, American English. Stab in the back "treacherous deed" is first attested 1916.
A descendent of BCPL.