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a sharp dinner knife the blade of which is made of steel and usually serrated, used in cutting meat.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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She later told them that the defendant had come back into the house, grabbed a
and a metal pipe, and headed outdoors.
Frightened, she placed a
in her pants before going to answer the door.
Officers found a blood-stained
on the corner of a nearby dresser.
The information received was that the suspect had a sword in one hand and a
in the other hand.
She reached into a silverware drawer, pulled out a
and a paring knife, and held one in each hand.
Everything checked okay in reference to a
found in the roadway.
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