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  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
surname Dao
  *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:
knife / CL:
shaver / razor
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
sickle / curved blade to cut grain
screwdriver / CL:
(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
spatula / scraper
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:
to hold a knife / knife-wielding
broadsword / large knife / machete
military knife / saber
Swiss Army knife
to hone (a knife)
reamer / scissors
cutter / knife
utility knife / box cutter
nail clipper
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
lancet (surgeon's knife)
shears / large scissors / secateurs
ice skates / ice skate blades
to appear in sb's show / to give one's support
pencil sharpener
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
steel knife / sword
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)
to give a small demonstration of one's impressive skills (idiom)
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)
pencil sharpener / CL:
murder weapon (i.e. knife)
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
to hang up the sword
flick knife / switchblade / spring-loaded knife
planing tool
bayonet charge
saber / cavalry sword
inexpert / a botcher
(slang) US dollar / USD
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
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
clasp knife / folding knife
penetration of a cutting tool
to sharpen a knife (or razor etc)
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
Occam's razor
sharp knife / knife (weapon)
Buddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
pencil sharpener
table knife / dinner knife
scraper / trowel / putty knife
peeler / potato peeler
putty knife
thinning scissors
hunting knife
hand formed into a flat shape, as for a karate chop
type of machete used by Taiwan aborigines, worn at the waist in an open-sided scabbard
dive knife
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
Japanese sword / katana
Phillips screwdriver (i.e. with cross slit)
shinai (bamboo sword for kendō)
meat cleaver
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
tool change (mechanics)

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