Arkansas toothpick

"арканзасская зубочистка"
Длинный охотничий нож [bowie knife], которым арканзасские поселенцы в первой половине XIX в. пользовались не только при разделке мяса и кровавых вендеттах, но и в качестве зубочистки

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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