switchblade

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switch·blade

noun \-ˌblād\

: a knife that has a blade inside the handle which springs out when a button is pressed

Full Definition of SWITCHBLADE

:  a pocketknife having the blade spring-operated so that pressure on a release catch causes it to fly open —called also switchblade knife

First Known Use of SWITCHBLADE

1932

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