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  1. pocketknife, pocket knife(noun)

    a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket

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  1. Pocket knife

    A pocket knife is a folding knife with one or more blades that fit inside the handle that can still fit in a pocket. It is also known as a jackknife or jack-knife. A typical blade length is 5 to 15 centimetres. Pocket knives are versatile tools, and may be used for anything from opening an envelope, cutting twine, performing an emergency tracheotomy, slicing a piece of fruit or even as a means of self-defense.

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