Definition of pigsticker in US English:

pigsticker

noun

informal
  • A long sharp knife or weapon.

    • ‘The same is true of the world's most famous knife which, all due respect to the late Mr. Bowie notwithstanding, is a hollow-handle, saw-tooth pigsticker made by the late Jimmy Lile.’
    • ‘You'll be able to do more serious prying with the western pigsticker.’
    • ‘The first is a heavy mortise chisel, of the variety affectionately called a ‘pigsticker’.’
    • ‘I have a dog, and a nice sharp pigsticker just in case I come across someone with the case of the stupids.’
    • ‘When spearfishing I carry the pigsticker on the leg.’

Pronunciation

pigsticker

/ˈpiɡˌstikər//ˈpɪɡˌstɪkər/