Definition of Knifing

1. Noun. An instance of stabbing with a knife. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of knife) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knifing

1. knife [v] - See also: knife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knifing

knifeless
knifelike
knifemaker
knifemakers
knifemaking
knifeman
knifemen
knifepoint
knifepoints
knifer
knifers
knifes
knifesman
knifesmen
knifetooth sawfish
knifing (current term)
knifings
knight
knight's service
knight's tour
knight's tours
knight-errant
knight-errantries
knight-errantry
knight-erratic
knight bachelor
knight banneret
knight errantry
knight in shining armor
knight in shining armour

Literary usage of Knifing

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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 ..."

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