sheath knife

noun

Definition of sheath knife

: a knife having a fixed blade and designed to be carried in a sheath

Examples of sheath knife in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep folding knives closed or sheath knives when not in use. Popular Science, 14 Apr. 2020 Keep folding knives closed or sheath knives when not in use. Popular Science, 14 Apr. 2020 Keep folding knives closed or sheath knives when not in use. Popular Science, 14 Apr. 2020 Keep folding knives closed or sheath knives when not in use. Popular Science, 14 Apr. 2020 Keep folding knives closed or sheath knives when not in use. Tim Macwelch, Outdoor Life, 25 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of sheath knife

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sheath knife was in 1837

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“Sheath knife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheath%20knife. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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