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hunting knife

noun
1.
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
1795-1805, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for hunting-knife

hunting knife

noun
1.
a knife used for flaying and cutting up game and sometimes for killing it
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