noun, plural pock·et·knives.
Examples from the Web for pocketknife
It took heroin addiction a year and nine months to take me from my desk at a literary agency to hold ups with a pocketknife.
He then allegedly grabbed a pocketknife and told her he would “execute your kids” if she called the police.
Nat with his pocketknife had carved a memorial upon a slab of timber.The Motor Rangers Through the Sierras|Marvin West
They're nothing but canned sardines, and all the bait you need to catch 'em is a pocketknife and a soda cracker.The Gentle Grafter|O. Henry
The only deadly wippon I have is me pocketknife, with its two blades broke and the handle being lost some time since.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters|Edward S. Ellis
Groping in the darkness, the man found his bottle of whisky, and working the cork out with his pocketknife, drank long and deep.The Re-Creation of Brian Kent|Harold Bell Wright
He opened his pocketknife and thrust it between the twelfth and thirteenth stones.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar|Maurice Leblanc