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  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL: / (slang) dollar (loanword) / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / classifier for knife cuts or stabs
scissors / CL:
  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
surname Dao
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
knife / CL:
broadsword / large knife / machete
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:
sickle / curved blade to cut grain
(of a surgeon) to perform an operation / (of a patient) to have an operation / to decapitate / to behead / to single out as a point of attack
clasp knife / folding knife
spatula / scraper
table knife / dinner knife
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
to hone (a knife)
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
military knife / saber
shinai (bamboo sword for kendō)
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
steel knife / sword
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)
planing tool
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom) / fig. to attach a great importance to friendship, up to the point of being able to sacrifice oneself for it
nail clipper
hand formed into a flat shape, as for a karate chop
saber / cavalry sword
ice skates / ice skate blades
to appear in sb's show / (fig.) to give one's support to an endeavor by taking on an important role in it
inexpert / a botcher
hunting knife
Buddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
racing skates (for ice-skating)
tool change (mechanics)
figure skates
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
(gaming) to finish off a wounded combatant / (fig.) to attack sb who is already under fire / to pile on / (sphragistics) to retouch a seal after taking a first impression
penetration of a cutting tool
reamer / scissors
scraper / trowel / putty knife
Japanese sword / katana
shears / large scissors / secateurs
murder weapon (i.e. knife)
cutter / knife
meat cleaver
pencil sharpener
sharp knife / knife (weapon)
peeler / potato peeler
shaver / razor
lit. why use a pole-ax to slaughter a chicken? (idiom) / fig. to waste effort on a trifling matter / also written 殺雞焉用牛刀|杀鸡焉用牛刀
Phillips screwdriver (i.e. with cross slit)
Occam's razor
to hang up the sword
to give a small demonstration of one's impressive skills (idiom)
flick knife / switchblade / spring-loaded knife
thinning scissors
bayonet charge
to hold a knife / knife-wielding
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
lancet (surgeon's knife)
to sharpen a knife (or razor etc)
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:
putty knife
dive knife
Swiss Army knife
type of machete used by Taiwan aborigines, worn at the waist in an open-sided scabbard
(slang) US dollar / USD
utility knife / box cutter
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
screwdriver / CL:
pencil sharpener
pencil sharpener / CL:
lit. to wield the broadsword in the presence of Lord Guan (idiom) / fig. to make a fool of oneself by showing off in front of an expert

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