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She cut it with Henry's jackknife into four quarters, and she and Henry took the two crusty ends themselves.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
It was a rather battered jackknife, and Scattergood noticed that one blade had been broken off.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Mr. Blossom drew a jackknife from his pocket and began leisurely to sharpen a pencil.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Then he got up, jerked Mr. Blossom's old jackknife from the post where it had been abandoned, and pocketed it.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
"I've heard tell you kin cut real gold like cheese," he said, and opened his jackknife.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
It was the same as when one small boy says to another, "You give me your jackknife and I won't tell anybody to lick you."
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
We presented to each one a jackknife, and indicated by signs, that they were at liberty to take any thing we had.
And pray who shall search the vitals of a whale with a bodkin—who may reach his jackknife through the superposed bubber?
He had pulled a big jackknife out of his pocket and begun whittling a fine twig he had picked up.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
Provis, who had been asleep too, staggered up at the noise I made, and in an instant I saw his jackknife shining in his hand.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS

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