flick-knife flick-knife

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button

Usage(s):

  • From Russia without Love Prototype of Rosa Klebb's flick-knife shoes used in From Russia with Love, 1963.

News

  • CIA ripped off James Bond gadgets during the Cold War

    MGMThe CIA ripped off baddie Rosa Klebb's poison-tipped shoe. American spies secretly copied James Bond movie gadgets during the Cold war, it emerged yesterday. The CIA ripped off gizmos devised by 007’s technical ace Q, including the poison-tipped flick-knife shoe worn by baddie Rosa Klebb in From Russia...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: New York Post

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