reverse search

Dictionary Suite
hunting knife a large sharp knife carried by hunters and used esp. to skin, gut, and cut up game.
knife to cut or stab with a knife. [2/3 definitions]
knives pl. of knife.
lancet a small, sharp, two-edged surgical knife used for small incisions or opening boils or abscesses.
lanyard a cord or rope used to suspend small objects, such as a whistle, knife, or key from the neck, shoulder, or belt. [1/4 definitions]
machete a knife with a wide heavy blade, used esp. in the tropics to cut crops and clear paths, and as a weapon.
mumbletypeg a children's game in which the players toss a knife in various prescribed ways, trying to stick the blade in the ground, with the loser having to withdraw a peg from the ground with his or her teeth.
panga a large, broad-bladed African knife used as a cutting tool or weapon.
paper knife a knife with a long dull blade that is used to open mail or separate the uncut pages of a book.
paring knife a small knife with a short blade used especially for peeling the skin of vegetables and fruits, and also for coring and other high-precision cutting tasks.
penknife a small folding knife.
pith to kill by directly destroying brain or spinal cord tissue, as with a knife or wire. [1/5 definitions]
pocketknife a compact knife with a blade or blades that fold into the handle.
scalpel a small, light knife with a thin sharp blade, used. esp. in surgical operations.
serrated having notches or grooves in the edge, as a knife.
sheath a tightfitting case for the blade of a sword, knife, or the like. [1/3 definitions]
sheathe to put (a sword, knife, or the like) into a sheath. [1/2 definitions]
sheath knife a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath.
slash to cut or strike with violent, sweeping, and sometimes random strokes, as with a knife. [1/9 definitions]
slice to use a knife or the like to cut into or across. [1/11 definitions]
spreader a small knife used for spreading; butter knife. [1/4 definitions]