noun, plural cou·teaux [koo-tohz; French koo-toh]. /kuˈtoʊz; French kuˈtoʊ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for couteau
This was crossed by another shoulder belt, to which was hung a hunting knife, or couteau de chasse.Quentin Durward|Sir Walter Scott
A curiously-formed ridge—a couteau des prairies, on a small scale—traversed the plain from east to west.Harper's New Monthly Magazine|Various
The next moment, the flashing blade of the couteau chasse tore his abdomen, and his smoking entrails rolled upon the ground.Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea|James O. Brayman
With the couteau croche, the crooked knife of the North, Dick laboured slowly, fashioning with care the long tamarack strips.The Silent Places|Steward Edward White
Among these was a couteau de chasse, with a double-barrelled pistol in a handle of jade.Pickle the Spy|Andrew Lang