a large pocketknife having a blade or blades that may be folded into the handle.
- Also called clasp knife [klasp-nahyf, klahsp] /ˈklæsp ˌnaɪf, ˈklɑsp/ .
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How to use folding knife in a sentence
A folding knife is easier to carry, but a fixed blade is stronger.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife | Wes Siler | September 3, 2020 | Outside Online
It was a folding knife in a case of tortoise shell inlaid with strange signs in silver and mother-of-pearl.Mr. Wicker's Window | Carley Dawson