Some articles on blade, point:
... (1) A normal blade has a curving edge, and straight back ... This is also the best single-edged blade shape for thrusting, as the edge cuts a swath that the entire width of the knife can pass through without the spine having to push aside any ... (2) A curved, trailing-point knife has a back edge that curves upward ...
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