Definition of Knife-handle

1. Noun. Marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell.

Exact synonyms: Jackknife Clam, Razor Clam
Generic synonyms: Clam
Group relationships: Ensis, Genus Ensis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knife-handle

knickerbocker
knickerbocker glories
knickerbocker glory
knickerbockers
knickered
knickerless
knickerlessness
knickers
knickknack
knickknackatory
knickknackery
knickknacks
knicks
knife
knife-edge
knife-handle (current term)
knife-rest crystal
knife and fork
knife blade
knife edge
knife fight
knife needle
knife pleat
knife rest
knife roll
knife switch
knife thrust
knifeboard
knifeboards
knifed

Literary usage of Knife-handle

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1. Hints on Household Taste in Furniture, Upholstery, and Other Details by Charles Locke Eastlake (1883)
"... while wo have bent the stems of our spoons, which are intended to be held lightly between the fingers, we have reduced the outline of the knife-handle, ..."

2. The Greatest Trust in the World by Charles Edward Russell (1905)
"... knife-handle THE whole system of a controlled and manipulated market is utterly wrong. It is a violation of natural laws, and, like every such violation ..."

3. Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer by Heinrich Schliemann, Archibald Henry Sayce (1884)
"517, in Ilios, it has served as a knife handle. No. 43.— knife-handle of Ivory in the form of a Ram. Size 3:3; depth about 8*50 m. No. 43. ..."

4. History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1894)
"knife-handle of ivory. Actual size. and he managed his work so deftly as to render the joints invisible.1 By this time stone and bone, which had so long ..."

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