In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- My sheath knife had the standard Bowie blade with a hollow pommel concealing a spool of approximately ten metres of single-strand nylon fishing line, five hooks, and five needles and thread.
- Any sheath knife incapable of taking on such tasks isn't worth carrying.
- Settle Town Council responded to complaints by banning a stall from selling air guns and sheath knives at the Tuesday market.
- The sheath knife was a versatile tool, and it continues to symbolize maleness in recreational hunting and fishing.
- A total of 708 knives were deposited during the last Surrey Police knives amnesty in December 1995, which ran for a month, and included 262 kitchen knives, 123 flick knives, 89 sheath knives and 59 machetes.
- The weapon wasn't a pocketknife or sheath knife, but a stiletto.
- It is best known for folding knives, but don't be fooled, they also offer a number of excellent sheath knives.
- A double barrelled shotgun lay on the ground, and a sheath knife was stuck in the soil.
- My fatigue pants were there, as well as my shirt, belt, and sheath knife.
- It was Rusty who thought a small, useful sheath knife would be appropriate, and Johnson supplied one of his ‘Gochenour’ blades, subtly enhanced to flow with the rest of the rig.
- Police later found a gas-operated rifle and sheath knife among weapons at his home.
- From the through-hiker's multiblades to the kayaker's sheath knife, we've compiled five of the best.
- Model types range from concealable automatics to multifunctional sheath knives.
- Their compactness and convenience is appealing, but for pure handiness and rough and ready durability, the fixed-blade sheath knife is still king and the choice of most seasoned outdoorsmen.
- Don't carry your fixed-blade sheath knife right next to your spare pistol magazines.
- Many's the hour we would sit round the old camp fire with an old lump of wood and our sheath knives beavering away to produce a scale model of the Taj Mahal or a lifesize model of Twiggy (no pun intended).
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