Hunting-knife

hunting knife

noun
a large, sharp knife, usually with a handle shaped to fit a firm grip and a blade with a slight curve toward the tip, that is used to skin and cut up game, or sometimes to dispatch it.

Origin:
1795–1805, Americanism

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hunting knife
 
n
a knife used for flaying and cutting up game and sometimes for killing it

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