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W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company
Comprehensive Dictionary

Authored by Shirley Boser

Jack-Knife - A term for a single-ended pocketknife. The blade or blades are hinged at one end of the knife. There are various pattern names applied to jack-knives; such as, Regular Jack, Sleeveboard Jacks, Swell-Center, Equal-End Jack, etc.
Jigged Bone - Bone that has been notched to give it a rough texture. Case manufactures knives utilizing different jigging patterns; such as; standard, Rogers, corn cob, peachseed, Rogers corn cob, etc.
Job Case - (1821-1915) Father of William Russell Case and grandfather of John Russell Case.
John Russell Case - (1878-1953) Founder of W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company (Son of William Russell Case).

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