clasp knife


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clasp knife

a large knife with one or more blades or other devices folding into the handle
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The judge told him: "The jury obviously agreed with the prosecution you had a clasp knife in your possession and after you had been threatened by one of the unruly boys at the school, you opened that knife so as to threaten him.
With the most furtive of expressions, he put his hand deep into the pocket of his flybags and removed a large Army clasp knife, complete with marlinspike, and slipped it surreptitiously into my own hand to hold for him while he took the kick.