Each carries a bowie-knife and a revolving pistol—some two—and none are without a rifle.
That blaze which was done to muddle you was cut with an axe; this which I made was done with a bowie-knife.
She sent forth hordes to mob printing-presses, overawe the ballot-box, substitute the bowie-knife and revolver for the civil law.
He seizes him by the neck an' rips him to pieces wi' his bowie-knife.
He brandisheth a bowie-knife but yieldeth to six solid arguments.
He drew his bowie-knife and brandished it as high as his arm could reach.
They felt the literal edge of the bowie-knife thus from the pulpit unsheathed for their destruction.
His own bowie-knife was in his hand now, and he stabbed the foremost 286 through the throat.
Now, the knife in the lad's black leather belt was not at all unlike a bowie-knife, and not in the least less formidable.
You leave him to me and I put six inches of bowie-knife in him, for suah.
1827, named for its inventor, U.S. fighter and frontiersman Col. James "Jim" Bowie (1799-1836), and properly pronounced "boo-ee."