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penknife

a small knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle; pocketknife
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I felt it on my arm and then looked down to the floor and saw this big pen knife lying on the floor.
Yesterday Marshall was jailed for 18 months and was told by Judge John Rogers QC the serious aspect of the case was he burst into the home of another person and stabbed one of the occupants with a pen knife.
Then, the service was like a pen knife - perfectly good but only useful for a couple of tasks.
At the security gates the wallet containing the Spydercard knife and the pen knife were placed in a tray with loose change and car keys before being put through the X-ray machine.
Once placed over the bottle neck, one twist and the foil is neatly removed, much more easily than the usual pen knife blade.
Mr Stephen Linehan, QC, prosecuting, told the court that Small stabbed his victim repeatedly with a pen knife in an attack of the "utmost brutality and depravity" as she struggled to fight him off.
I've even backed him in plans to get a pen knife for his birthday, provided he uses it under supervision.
Detectives searched him and discovered a small pen knife on his person.
I find that a pen knife dispatches them quickly, if a little messily.
It was only a small knife, like a pen knife, but I heard it was hidden in his shoe.
Those who use knives lose their liberty,' he told Ian Humphreys, 19, who was convicted of causing relatively minor injuries to a neighbour with a pen knife.