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clasp knife

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  1. clasp knife, jackknifenoun

    a large knife with one or more folding blades


  1. clasp knife

    A pocketknife is a knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle. They are also known as jackknives (jack-knife), folding knives, or may be referred to as a penknife, though a penknife may also be a specific kind of pocketknife. A typical blade length is 5 to 15 centimetres (2 to 6 in).Pocketknives are versatile tools, and may be used for anything from whittling and woodcarving, to butchering small game, gutting and filleting small fish, aiding in the preparation of tinder and kindling for fires, boring holes in soft material, to opening an envelope, cutting twine, slicing a piece of fruit or as a means of self-defense.Specialised designs are also used for mushroom hunting and gardening. Pocketknives designed for gardening include pruning knives, which are folding knives with long curved blades used for pruning, trimming cuttings, taking buds and preparing material for grafting.


  1. clasp knife

    A clasp knife is a folding knife with a blade that fits inside the handle and can be closed for safe handling. It is designed in such a way that it requires a certain degree of pressure to close or open it, ensuring the blade won't move accidentally. The blade is also usually spring-assisted, so it snaps into place when opened. Its name comes from an old term used to describe how the device "clasps" shut. It is commonly used for a variety of tasks including cutting, carving or as a handy tool during camping or hiking.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clasp knife in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clasp knife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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