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 Knickerbockers.Knife 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knife
 
is the emblem borne by St. Ag’atha, St. Albert, and St. Christi’na.   1
   The flaying knife is the emblem of St. Bartholomew, because he was flayed.   2
   A sacrificing knife is borne in Christian art by St. Zadkiel, the angel.   3
   The knife of academic knots. Chrysip’pos, so called because he was the keenest disputant of his age (B.C. 280–207).   4
   War to the knife. Deadly strife.   5
 


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