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jockteleg

[jok-tuh-leg] /ˈdʒɒk təˌlɛg/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a large clasp knife or pocketknife; jackknife.
Also, joktaleg.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; orig. Scots; first attested as jackteleg, perhaps with Jack, Jock and leg, alluding to knife handles carved in the form of a leg
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