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Pocketknife  n.  (pl. pocketknives)  A knife with one or more blades, which fold into the handle so as to admit of being carried in the pocket.

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"Pocketknife" Quotes from Famous Books

... and stay over there with them for a little while longer. He will probably be over on the next transport, although of course you can never be sure about that. Oh, and I forgot," he put his hand in his pocket and drew forth a pocketknife, a wad of string and—a little three-cornered note. "He asked me to give this to you as soon as I saw you. So now you can tell him that 'I seen my duty and I done ...
— The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge - or, The Hermit of Moonlight Falls • Laura Lee Hope

... to carve?" asked Sally May surveying with a certain dismay a plump brown bird and a seemingly inadequate pocketknife. ...
— Judy of York Hill • Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett

... halfway home and found I'd left my pocketknife here. Maybe I didn't hotfoot it back though. Hope the girls will like the looks of things." He cast approving eyes about the transformed gymnasium. "Jerry's been raving to me ever since school began about her new friend, ...
— Marjorie Dean High School Freshman • Pauline Lester

Words linked to "Pocketknife" :   knife, clasp knife, flick knife, penknife, switchblade, switchblade knife, flick-knife, jackknife

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