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paperknife

a knife with a comparatively blunt blade, esp one of wood, bone, etc., for opening sealed envelopes
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It was revealed to be a letter opener and the 46-year-old explained that it had belonged to his late mother.
A barbecue lighter and a letter opener were also in the bag, Normand said at a news conference at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
A youngboy stood up to a man who had been abusing him and slashed his attacker with a letter opener before escaping, a court has heard.
Use a slit letter opener to create chenille strips.
For the record, I'm planning on another submission to the Humanist come fall, so don't throw away your letter opener just yet.
In the current legal conundrum, Hart is now charged with the murder of his former psychologist, found stabbed to death in his office with a letter opener, shortly after Hart was denied conditional release from the mental hospital.
This new collection with 24K gold plating includes a Limoges porcelain tray ($195), magnifying glass and letter opener (each $135).
I did once own a letter opener and it did not work out very well, after all, it was basically a small sword.
Many objects occur and reoccur in Gridley's Loom: book of spells, hand at work, hinges, enclosures, markets, rivers, fog, the letter opener. She brings them all into the common field of the book, and while Loom is intricate with beauty, the poems are no mere tangle of knotted thread.
When Bob died, Georgina Hogarth, Dickens' sister-in-law, had his little paw immortalised as the handle of an ivory letter opener, engraved "C.D.
"Jimmy made a point of clearing everything off his desk before the meeting, particularly the letter opener which was like a large knife.
His non-violent stance on improving people's lives of all colours left him stabbed in the heart with a steel letter opener by an insane black woman, Izola Curry, in 1958.