pistol-handle knife

[ pis-tl-han-dl ]
/ ˈpɪs tlˌhæn dl /

noun

a table knife, especially of the 18th century, having a slightly curved handle resembling the grip of a flintlock pistol.

Nearby words

  1. pistillate,
  2. pistle,
  3. pistoia,
  4. pistol,
  5. pistol grip,
  6. pistol-whip,
  7. pistole,
  8. pistoleer,
  9. pistolero,
  10. pistolier

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