knives knives  /ˈnaɪvz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  2. (n) a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
  3. (n) any long thin projection that is transient
  4. (v) use a knife on

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In January, a 16-year-old boy attacked five people with kitchen knives in Tokyo.
  2. The knife-killing rampage in Tokyo in June made me feel even more certain that we are right about not producing knives.

News

  1. Iowa City police: Man had sword, throwing knives

    Iowa City police say a man harassing people outside a gas station had a sword, throwing knives and a flask of cocaine.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

  2. Senate Bill Outlaws Small Knives On Board Aircraft

    New York Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand joined New Jersey Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez last Wednesday, May 22, in introducing legislation that will prohibit the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from allowing airline passengers to carry small knives onto airplanes. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Times Newsweekly

  3. Iowa City police: Man had sword, throwing knives - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Iowa City police say a man harassing people outside a gas station had a sword, throwing knives and a flask of cocaine. Police responded to a complaint Monday night about a man with a guitar scaring customers at a Tiffin gas station.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WOI-TV Des Moines

Quotes

  1. "Whilst the BCS shows violence falling by 40 percent since 1997, with a 12 percent fall in the last year alone, we also know that knives are still being used in the most serious violent incidents," said Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Jacqui Smith Source: Reuters UK

  2. "It became clear to us that illegal knives are not only sold in street corners and in alleyways but in popular and legitimate stores," Vance said at a news conference.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Cyrus Vance Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Since Jacqui Smith and I took over the responsibilities that we have, we have been working urgently to examine what more we can do to heal the problems of guns, of knives, of gangs in our country, and more generally the problem of youth...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

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