The meaning of Knife (scissors) in dream | Dream interpretation
Alternative phallic symbol, with its sheath being feminine, similar to a sword.
Cutting something out, or away, as one cuts the proverbial apron strings to discover independence.
Brutally harsh words that carry a sharp edge upon delivery.
Placed openly on a table: Peaceful intentions. This was a common practice in the Middle Ages, akin to how we shake hands today.
Pointed toward you: Enmity or threats coming from others, directed specifically at you.