Recent Examples of pocketknife from the Web
With a pocketknife in a holster on his belt, dressed in bluejeans, a sleeveless muscle shirt and a camouflage cap, Mr. Thornton was more rural than coastal at heart, much like his town.
Later, as Putman got into Moreland's Honda Civic, Hodgkinson opened the car door, turned off the ignition, slashed her seat belt with a pocketknife and ultimately tried to choke his grandniece, police said.
Later, as Ms. Putman got into Ms. Moreland’s Honda Civic, Mr. Hodgkinson opened the car door, turned off the ignition, slashed her seatbelt with a pocketknife and ultimately tried to choke his grandniece, the police said.
A 23-year-old Naperville man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a pocketknife last year.
Mann was later found to have a pocketknife with a 3.5-inch blade, but no gun was ever found.
When they were found a short time later, a deputy also found a three-inch-long pocketknife, the report said.
The evidence also showed Fowler’s gun purchase at the Shreveport store and his purchase on Amazon of a pocketknife and two oil filter adapters.
One of these days, men will no longer love or need their pocketknives this way.
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Definition of pocketknife for English Language Learners
: a small knife that has one or more blades that fold into the handle
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