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bowie knife

a stout hunting knife with a short hilt and a guard for the hand

Bowie knife

throwing weapon invented by James or Rezin Bowie, frontiersmen in Texas. [Am. Folklore: EB, II: 207]
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"But back in June 2018, upon being told your partner was in difficulty, your response was not to ring the police or go to see what was happening but instead you picked up a baseball bat and Bowie knife - a fierce weapon.
Everything he did I copied and I still have the scar on my thumb from the time he made me hold a loaf while he hacked at it with his bowie knife and missed.
"Set in the far west of Ireland on the Isle of Inishmore, psychopath Padraic, who sports two handguns, a cut-throat razor and Bowie knife, sets out to revenge the killing of his pet cat Wee Thomas.
Pitt is the square-jawed Tennessee mountain man who is a dab hand at carving swastikas with his bowie knife on the foreheads of the few Germans he lets live.
Gregor Douglas twice refused to hand over any cash to Shaun Butler, even though he was brandishing what the judge said was a vicious-looking Bowie knife.
A fearsome Bowie knife is inscribed with the name of the infamous Black Ball Capt James Nichol Forbes.
In that aspen grove, Henry Clay and Mickey Mantle are playing mumblety-peg with a bowie knife.
Under her influence, he kills men through duels, accident or outright murders with the help of his trusty custom-made knife, the titular Iron Mistress that became known as the Bowie knife.
Heath's daughter got into a heated argument with Mr Poole and Heath emerged from the house carrying the Bowie knife and, in a struggle, the young man was stabbed in the chest.
McLemore's ADVANCED BOWIE TECHNIQUES: THE FINER POINTS OF FIGHTING WITH A LARGE KNIFE (1581604849, $35.00) provides high-quality and large-size step-by-step line drawings to accompany specific insights on bowie knife engagements.
Starting gangbusters with a blood-soaked naked teen walking through a forest clutching a Bowie knife, "Shallow Ground" pretty much goes the distance as a taut slasher movie that makes the most of a slim budget.