trench knife

noun

Definition of trench knife

: a knife with a strong double-edged blade about eight inches long suited for use in hand-to-hand fighting

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First Known Use of trench knife

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Trench knife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trench%20knife. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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