broad knife

broad knife, stripping knife

A knife with a square-edged, wedge-shaped blade for removing paint or wallpaper; similar to a putty knife but with a wider blade.
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They put a man inside a frame and a sort of broad knife falls by machinery -they call the thing a guillotine-it falls with fearful force and weight-the head springs off so quickly that you can't wink your eye in between.
They both wore long coats, one carried a small knife and the other brandished an 18 inch broad knife which she described as a meat cleaver.
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