- the sharp tip of a knife.
- at knifepoint, under threat of being cut or stabbed with a knife: He was robbed at knifepoint.
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Examples from the Web for knife-point
He dug this out with his knife-point, and the water began spurting in.Jim Spurling, Fisherman
Albert Walter Tolman
Scratch lightly along the other lines with the back of the knife-point.Toy-Making at Home
He flipped it aside with his knife-point, and again turned to the door.The People of the Black Circle
Robert E. Howard
But for God, you mean, mistress, for I hold that He sent that knife-point home.Pearl-Maiden
H. Rider Haggard
They tickled him gently under the armpit with the knife-point.Life's Handicap
- the tip of a knife blade
- at knife-point under threat of being stabbed
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