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penknife

a small knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle; pocketknife
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They can all be recommended today - but just steer clear of penknives!
The ingenuity of skilled cutlers meant there was tremendous scope for variation and as a demonstration of the cutlers' skills, penknives grew ever more complex, including as well as corkscrews and button hooks, such tools as leather punches, nail files, scissors, magnifying glasses, toothpicks, cigar cutters and so on.
Mumsnet is full of angst-ridden parents not sure whether or not to let their children have penknives, then we look at where the law stands.
The crackdown on knife culture has prompted the movement's leaders to bar Scouts from having penknives except in "specific" circumstances.
The powers that be must stop criminalising those who choose to have penknives and the like, and teach children respect for these tools.
The whole book reeks of what we have lost - imagination, a sense of adventure and a belief in a simpler life where words like ADHD and "special needs" had never been invented and where penknives were for whittling sticks, not carving chunks off a school rival.
Other items, for example penknives, remain banned, reported Reuters.
But corkscrews and penknives are still not allowed.