Definition of Knifings

1. Noun. (plural of knifing) ¹



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Definition of Knifings

1. knifing [n] - See also: knifing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knifings

knifelike
knifemaker
knifemakers
knifemaking
knifeman
knifemen
knifepoint
knifepoints
knifer
knifers
knifes
knifesman
knifesmen
knifetooth sawfish
knifing
knifings (current term)
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
knight marshal

Literary usage of Knifings

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... o» knifed anybody in order to put himself into office.—Id., Oct. 28. 1909 [Air. Hughes] thrives on ambuscades, pitfalls, and knifings. ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"SAILOR GIRL By Frederick F, Moore A story of the China Seas—a strange romance of treachery and piracy, of double crossings, knifings, drownings, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1865)
"... with the cruelties practised on slaves, with the burning of negroes alive, with the lynchings, bowie-knifings, and ferocious duels of the South. ..."

4. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"... the preferred methods of assault were knifings (particularly throat-slitting), and shootings. Terrorists, claiming religious justification for their ..."

5. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society by Connecticut Historical Society (1860)
"Skene's knifings, found the door of his room locked and said Skene not at home, and leaving one of said Committee to guard the room the others proceeded ..."

6. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... but not in the president's knifings, and that he did disown all power in the bishop as president, and to Charnock as dean ; which put me in great hopes ..."

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