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The meaning of Penknife

Penknife – definition

noun

A small knife with a blade which folds into the handle.

Usage examples:

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小刀

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Pennemes, Zakmes

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Canif

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Taschenmesser, Federmesser

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क़लमतराश, क़लम बनार्न का चाकू, जेबी चाकू, कलम-तराश

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Temperino

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주머니칼

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Перочинный нож

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Cortaplumas, Navaja

Word origin

late Middle English: so named because it was originally used for making and mending quill pens.

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