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{n: clasp knife, jackknife} a large knife with one or more folding blades



{n: jackknife-fish, Equetus lanceolatus} black-and-white drumfish with an erect elongated dorsal fin

{n: jackknife} a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

{n: mumblety-peg, mumble-the-peg} a game in which players throw or flip a jackknife in various ways so that the knife sticks in the ground

{n: razor clam, jackknife clam, knife-handle} marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell

{v: jackknife} dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife


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