- Australian a large heavy knife suitable for outdoor use
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Examples from the Web for bush knife
Tad and Ned were each equipped with a bush-knife, with a horn to each party.
It was Tad to the rescue, firing, kicking, slashing with the bush-knife.
Lilly was laying about him with his bush-knife, as Tad had done before him.
This time a vicious swing of the bush-knife brought results.
Through cane, through soft, swampy land they urged their ponies, slashing to the right and left with the bush-knife.