- having a thin, sharp edge.
Origin of knife-edged
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for knife-edged
When the soldiers reached the knife-edged passage, he was prompted to warn them.
And again the knife-edged passage was disputed, and again they fell back to the beach.
Other forms are saw-like with straight edges or knife-edged.Men of the Old Stone Age
Henry Fairfield Osborn
It took all the Indian's grit to hold on to that knife-edged war club.Rolf In The Woods
Ernest Thompson Seton
The lama was mildly surprised that any one should object to the knife-edged breezes which had cut the years off his shoulders.Kim