A knife; esp., a pocket, sheath, or clasp knife.
To pare or cut off the surface of with a small knife; to cut or shape, as a piece of wood held in the hand, with a clasp knife or pocketknife.
To edge; to sharpen; to render eager or excited; esp., to excite with liquor; to inebriate.
To cut or shape a piece of wood with am small knife; to cut up a piece of wood with a knife.
cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"