sheath knife

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noun

a knife carried in a sheath.

Nearby words

  1. shearling,
  2. shears,
  3. shearwater,
  4. sheatfish,
  5. sheath,
  6. sheath of eyeball,
  7. sheath of schwann,
  8. sheathbill,
  9. sheathe,
  10. sheathing

Origin of sheath knife

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for sheath knife

sheath knife

noun

a knife carried in or protected by a sheath
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