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  • noun Alternative form of bread knife.


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  • The suggestion of murkiness was only compounded by Jack Warner's comment that, on hearing the claims against him, he laughed "like hell", as though this would somehow make him seem just really innocent and reassuring, rather than like the kind of horrifying, banshee figure who might appear in your nightmares waving a breadknife and wearing only a butcher's apron and a beard of bees.

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  • He took the breadknife from the cutlery drawer and cut off two neat slices.


  • But she couldn't see me hacking out the implant with the breadknife.


  • Also, if Shilpa is subjected to more teasing from Jade's crew, she may well go postal and slash all the Celebrity Big Brother housemates' throats open with a breadknife.

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  • When he tried to sing it later, Chantelle tried to join in and almost stabbed herself in the mouth with a breadknife.

    Celebrity Big Brother Betting Odds – Jodie Out, Saville In?

  • Unless the banker task gets so out of control that one of the housemates goes stab crazy with a breadknife, two celebrities will be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother tomorrow night.

    Chantelle Wins Celebrity Big Brother – Pretend Betting Odds

  • Dirk rummaged through a drawer for the breadknife, sat down once more, took the envelope from his coat pocket and ripped through the congealed strata of Sellotape which held the end of it together.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • “It might have been a breadknife,” said Oates seriously.

    Traitor's Purse

  • His fingers tightened on the handle of the breadknife.

    The Judge

  • But it's Oliver that's doing this, Oliver who turned funny and white when she cut her finger with the breadknife making sandwiches and wanted her to put all sorts of things on it.

    Young People's Pride


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