A knife is an instrument that has a sharp blade attached to a handle and is used for cutting. Typically a knife is single-edged, if both edges of the knife blade are sharped, it is usually considered a dagger. Everyone would have worn a knife in period, if only for eating.
Knives in the SCA
- Medieval & Renaissance Cutlery - links to knives (mostly eating-knives) from the 14th-17th centuries