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pocketknife

noun

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as in machete, dagger

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The first known use of pocketknife was in 1676

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“Pocketknife.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pocketknife. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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