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clasp knife

noun

Definition of clasp knife

  1. :  pocketknife; especially :  a large one-bladed folding knife having a catch to hold the blade open



1734

First Known Use of clasp knife

1734

Rhymes with clasp knife

alewife, case knife, drawknife, farmwife, fishwife, flick-knife, folklife, good life, goodwife, half-life, highlife, housewife, jackknife, loosestrife, lowlife, midlife, midwife, nightlife, oldwife, penknife, pro-life, real-life, shelf life, steak knife, still life, true-life, wakerife, whole-life, wildlife


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