Words nearby jackknife
How to use jackknife in a sentence
Officials said an initial investigation found that a Ford Fusion was stopped in one of the lanes for “unknown reasons” and a semi-truck struck it in the rear and then jackknifed.Driver killed in crash with semi-truck along I-270 in Germantown area|Dana Hedgpeth|November 19, 2021|Washington Post
Around the 50-minute mark a jackknife plot turn sends it careering off-road, and it becomes an overburdened movie rather than a nimble one.The Ice Road Is an Overly Twisty Action Adventure That Has Its Charms, Chief Among Them Liam Neeson|Stephanie Zacharek|June 25, 2021|Time
She cut it with Henry's jackknife into four quarters, and she and Henry took the two crusty ends themselves.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
It was a rather battered jackknife, and Scattergood noticed that one blade had been broken off.
Mr. Blossom drew a jackknife from his pocket and began leisurely to sharpen a pencil.
Then he got up, jerked Mr. Blossom's old jackknife from the post where it had been abandoned, and pocketed it.
"I've heard tell you kin cut real gold like cheese," he said, and opened his jackknife.