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Science & Tech > Implements > Knives


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


barlow a jackknife.
breadknife a knife for cutting bread.
colter a knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.
coulter a knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.
culter (Obs.) a knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.
cutlery the occupation of a cutler.
knifeless without a knife.
knifelike like a knife.
paperknife a knife for cutting paper.
paravane a knife-bearing torpedo-like device for cutting mines adrift.
spokeshave a plane or knife used to round spokes.
whittle a clasp knife or other large knife; (verb) to pare or cut with a knife.