Thesaurus / stiletto
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I am a peaceable man, and I don't like the suspicion of a stiletto, even in a dream.

His energies have true vent; his better feelings are roused; he has thrown aside the stiletto.

At Home And AbroadMargaret Fuller Ossoli

The human in her used the stiletto or hatpin, the animal in her used claws.

Christopher QuarlesPercy James Brebner

The barber made a movement as if to stop her, but she turned and her hand still grasped her stiletto.

The Barber of ParisCharles Paul de Kock

As the train whirled toward London she whetted the stiletto of vengeance upon the grindstone of her wounded feelings.

The King's MenRobert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright

"Mr. Grey is coming," said I, approaching the waiter and handing him the stiletto loosely wrapped in tissue paper.

The Woman in the AlcoveAnna Katharine Green

Unwinding the folds of tissue paper in which the stiletto was wrapped, I scrutinized the weapon very carefully.

The Woman in the AlcoveAnna Katharine Green

Then a clean-cut idea stabbed him like a stiletto: was this Vanessa or Iole?

IoleRobert W. Chambers

It was a hand pickaxe with a point like a stiletto; a touch, and the steel lay buried.

PeccaviE. W. Hornung

He wept for a kiss with his fingers twiddling on the hilt of his stiletto.

The Yeoman AdventurerGeorge W. Gough

WORDS RELATED TO STILETTO

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.