2. Verb. (present participle of knife) ¹
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Definition of Knifing
1. knife [v] - See also: knife
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knifing
Literary usage of Knifing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Work of the Railway Carman by Edmond K. Hogan, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1921)
""knifing In" a Panel. Often a panel or section of the surface will be found to be so ... A good job of "knifing in" putty cannot be done unless the putty is ..."
2. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... —knifing a wart-hog—Fever—A lions' night—Prepare for a siege—A close shave—An anxious time—Lions on the rampage—Tale of an escape —Follow the ..."
3. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1905)
"The next In line la a coat of preparation color to receive the knifing; this color is made in the following manner: 15 pounds of rough stuff ready mixed to ..."
4. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1893)
"But Saturday evening is very frequently devoted by the master finishers to knifing the boots upon which their men are to start work on the following day. ..."
5. Manual Training Magazine (1914)
"3—The Habit of knifing Around Correctly. "The beam of the try-square should be pinched tightly against the WS when knifing the lines on the WF and the ..."
6. Hunting & Shooting in Ceylon by Harry Storey, Thomas Farr (1907)
"In the case of knifing a deer to put it out of its misery, take care of its horns and sharp hoofs or you may be hurt. My plan is to pull the buck over on ..."
7. 739 Paint Questions Answered: A Reference Encyclopedia Answering Knotty by National painters magazine (1904)
"The running gear of a hearse may be surfaced with "knifing in" or "glazing lead ... The knifing in or glazing lead can be purchased from the manufacturer or ..."