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bowie knife (n.)

"heavy-single-edged sheath-knife used early 19c. on the U.S. frontier," 1827, named for its inventor, U.S. fighter and frontiersman Col. James "Jim" Bowie (1799-1836), and properly pronounced "boo-ee."

updated on July 20, 2017

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Definitions of bowie knife from WordNet

Bowie knife (n.)
a stout hunting knife with a single edge;
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