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18 U.S.C. : Section 930(g)(2)

18 U.S.C. 930(g)(2) states: The term dangerous weapon means a weapon, device, instrument, material, or substance, animate or inanimate, that is used for, or is readily capable of, causing death or serious bodily injury, except that such term does not include a pocket knife with a blade of less than 21/2 inches in length.