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Part of speech: Noun

A cutting instrument with a sharp- edged steel blade set in a handle; a sharp- edged blade in a machine.

Part of speech: Verb

To stab with a knife.

Usage examples "knife":
  • The change had been sudden as the cut of a knife. - "The Disturbing Charm", Berta Ruck.
  • " My knife," he said hurriedly. - "Openings in the Old Trail", Bret Harte.
  • He sprang at her with his knife in the air. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.