from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pocketknife with a folding blade.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A knife with one or more blades which fold into the handle.
  • noun In a narrower sense, a large knife with one blade which folds into the handle and may be locked when open by a catch on the back.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of clasp-knife.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades


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