Klingon knife used in the
An alien knife
A Cook's Club knife used by
Joseph Sisko in his restaurant
A blade taken from a Mokra Order guard
knife was a sharp-edged hand tool typically used for cutting. A minimal knife is a blade and a handle or some other method of gripping it. On Earth, knives have been used as tools and weapons since the Stone Age.
( • citation needed edit)
The first Earth knives were made of
stone, chipped or ground to an edge, sometimes with a handle. Advances in technology led to blades made of bronze, iron, steel, and other exotic materials. Many ( • citation needed edit) cultures, such as the Klingons, had special knives for significant purposes such as eating, ceremonial practices, and assassinations.
( • citation needed edit) Captain Jean-Luc Picard once specified, in 2364, that he spelled "knife" with an "n". ( : " TNG ")
The Big Goodbye Vulcan Sub-commander T'Pol used fork and knife for eating her salad, even the celery sticks. ( : " ENT ")
The Andorian Incident
2152, on a rescue mission to prevent Captain Jonathan Archer and Lieutenant Malcolm Reed from being hanged, Commander Trip Tucker used a knife to cut the nooses from around their necks. ( : " ENT ")
In the final draft script of "The Communicator", this cutting tool was referred to as "a Starfleet knife."
2154, Udar had a knife which had a serated blade. He was armed with the knife on the planet Trialas IV when he was found there by an away team from , led by Captain Archer. Udar charged Archer with the knife but Archer twisted Udar's Enterprise NX-01 wrist, causing him to drop the knife to the ground.
Malik lied to his " father", Arik Soong, that he had accidentally killed Raakin after he himself and Raakin had fought each other with knives. ( : " ENT ")
Cold Station 12
recreation room aboard the USS in Enterprise 2266, a knife was produced by a food synthesizer as part of a meal which lieutenant junior grade Joe Tormolen obtained for himself. Tormolen, crazed by polywater intoxication, picked up the knife moments later, and then used it to threaten Hikaru Sulu and Kevin Riley. In an ensuing struggle, Tormolen eventually stabbed himself, accidentally, with the knife, an injury he subsequently died from. ( : " TOS ")
The Naked Time
In the final draft script of "The Naked Time", this utensil was referred to as a steak knife, though it is only ever identified as a generic knife on-screen.
alien knife was used to murder Ibudan during his holodeck program Lauriento massage holoprogram 101A. ( : " DS9 ")
A Man Alone Joseph Sisko used a Cook's Club knife in the kitchen of his restaurant, Sisko's Creole Kitchen, in 2372. ( : " DS9 ")
Homefront Mokra Order soldiers carried knives when on duty. Caylem took one of these knives and stabbed Augris into his chest. ( : " VOY ")
Kathryn Janeway retrieved a knife from a weapons locker aboard USS in Voyager 2373. ( : " VOY ")
The image of an alien knife was one of
Lieutenant Commander Tuvok's violent thoughts the Mari Guill extracted from the Vulcan in 2374 on the Mari homeworld. ( : " VOY ")
Members of the
Cardassian military sometimes wore knifes with their uniforms. One Cardassian used his knife to attack a Jem'Hadar during a fight in Quark's bar in 2374. ( : " DS9 ")
Behind the Lines
See also Edit
Background information Edit
A Cardassian knife was sold off on the
It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay and was also pictured in , under the topic "Cardassian Weapons". Star Trek: The Magazine Volume 1, Issue 7 
External links Edit