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synonyms for penknife

  • Swiss Army knife
  • flick knife
  • pocketknife
  • switchblade
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How to use penknife in a sentence

No you are not, he answered settling himself back in an easy position, and taking a penknife from his pocket to play with.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
She was pruning a rose-bush with Bub's penknife, and when she heard him coming she wheeled, quivering.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
On arriving at his house they found him rather unwell; he went about the room bent like a half-opened penknife.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
I opened it with a penknife soaked in an antiseptic solution, and cleaned it thoroughly.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
On the cover he had scratched an inscription with his penknife, "The Emperor to his little friend Julia."
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
With his penknife he slit the envelope open, and looked inside.
FROM FARM TO FORTUNEHORATIO ALGER JR.
In all my books of fiction, hero would have hacked his way through midst, if only with open penknife.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, AUGUST 3, 1895VARIOUS
I could have inscribed my name with a penknife, if I had been so disposed, in the essence of innumerable turtles.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
She then broke the glass over the clock face, and with a penknife cut slits in the carpets and haircloth covering of the sofa.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
The old lawyer sat down, took a penknife from a drawer, and throwing himself back in his chair, began to pare his nails.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
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WORDS RELATED TO PENKNIFE

  • Swiss Army knife
  • flick knife
  • penknife
  • pocketknife
  • switchblade
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.