“I used to say that fear is probably the most important concept of feeling,” he said amid the clangor of forks and knives.
They wielded baseball bats and knives, yelling “Jews, Jews, Jews” as they carried out the attacks.
Bill, full name William Poole, was a real life butcher, skilled with knives and raised in the art of street fighting.
Some of the same crusaders who helped bring the phone-hacking scandal to light now have their knives at the ready.
Who wants to take away my machine gun, my pistol, my knives?
I presented him with two yards of blue cloth, an axe, knives, and various other articles.
He made signs for me to give him the knife, but I could not, as we were very short of knives.
The door flew open and the four men came piling into the room, knives of stone held in readiness.
Then she picked one of the knives from the bucket and handed it to him.
knives are said to be more frequently drawn among them, and with worse consequences, than in any other district of Ticino.
late Old English cnif, probably from Old Norse knifr, from Proto-Germanic *knibaz (cf. Middle Low German knif, Middle Dutch cnijf, German kneif), of uncertain origin. To further confuse the etymology, there also are forms in -p-, e.g. Dutch knijp, German kneip. French canif "penknife" (mid-15c.) is borrowed from Middle English or Norse.
1865, from knife (n.). Related: Knifed; knifing.
(1.) Heb. hereb, "the waster," a sharp instrument for circumcision (Josh. 5:2, 3, lit. "knives of flint;" comp. Ex. 4:25); a razor (Ezek. 5:1); a graving tool (Ex. 20:25); an axe (Ezek. 26:9). (2.) Heb. maakeleth, a large knife for slaughtering and cutting up food (Gen. 22:6, 10; Prov. 30:14). (3.) Heb. sakkin, a knife for any purpose, a table knife (Prov. 23:2). (4.) Heb. mahalaph, a butcher's knife for slaughtering the victims offered in sacrifice (Ezra 1:9). (5.) Smaller knives (Heb. ta'ar, Jer. 36:26) were used for sharpening pens. The pruning-knives mentioned in Isa. 18:5 (Heb. mizmaroth) were probably curved knives.