An inexpensive, one- or two-bladed pocketknife.
Origin: After Barlow, the family name of its makers, two brothers in Sheffield, England.
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, Joel 1754-1812.
American poet and diplomat in Algiers (1795-1797). Among his noted poetic works are “The Hasty Pudding” (1796) and the epic Columbiad (1807).