sheath knife

noun

: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 15 Jun. 2024.

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sheath knife

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

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