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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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The weapons also included three pen knives, two five-inch daggers, one 12-inch ornamental dagger, one folding knife, one multi-purpose hunting knife, and scores of kitchen knives.
Holcroft then plunged the 26cm hunting knife into Mr Lamberth's chest, puncturing both his lungs and piercing his heart, and left him dying on his mother's doorstep.
Matthew Bean, defending, said Mr Woodier kept a hunting knife under his bed.
And when friends of the couple tried to protect her, unemployed Carroll, pictured, burst into their homes, brandishing an 18-inch hunting knife, before taking one of them hostage and hatching an elaborate suicide plan.
They are charged with planning to rob Securicor staff outside the HSBC bank in Kinmel Bay and carrying a sledgehammer and a hunting knife.
At the High Court in Edinburgh, Lord Reed told him: 'You went to a party armed with a hunting knife in anticipation of trouble.
The Orion is a new hunting knife from MercWorx designed to deliver uncompromising curling power and reliability.
The girls asked the boy where he was from - which among gang members is a common challenge to rivals - but before he could reply one stabbed him in the shoulder with a hunting knife.
A THUG who used a hunting knife with a seven-inch blade to rob a train passenger can be deported, a High Court judge ruled yesterday.
They found a small quantity of cannabis as well as a silver-handled hunting knife.
I WAS delighted to hear a hunting knife used to open the North Docks in Bootle 1881 is coming to Liverpool (ECHO, April 24).
A teenager had his arm jabbed repeatedly by a thug wielding a hunting knife and demanding his valuables.