clasp knife definition

  • noun:
    • A pocketknife with a folding blade.
    • Alternative spelling of clasp-knife.
    • a big blade, the blade of which folds or shuts in to the handle.
    • A knife with a number of blades which fold in to the handle.
    • In a narrower good sense, a sizable blade with one-blade which folds to the handle that will be closed when open by a catch from the straight back.
    • a sizable blade with more than one folding blades
    • A pocketknife with a folding knife.
    • alternate spelling of clasp-knife.
    • a sizable knife, the blade which folds or shuts into the handle.
    • A knife with more than one blades which fold in to the handle.
    • In a narrower good sense, a large blade with one blade which folds into the handle and might be secured whenever open by a catch from the back.
    • a large knife with more than one folding blades

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