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Example sentences from the Web for kukri
One of the Gurkhas bent down, sliced off some of the cloth with his kukri, and burst out laughing.
One Gurkha made his way into a house, and single-handed captured five Germans, whom he marched off at the point of his kukri.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
Karbir turned on him like a tiger, with kukri uplifted, and the Punjabi jumped back.
With his kukri he did wonders out there on stilly nights, when he wriggled "over the top," gripping its good blade in his teeth.
All the men and some of the women are armed with the kukri, a heavy-bladed weapon or knife of singular shape.A Journey to Katmandu|Laurence Oliphant