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butcher knife

a large, very sharp knife for cutting or trimming meat.
Origin of butcher knife
1705-15, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The utensils necessary to prepare the dish are an iron or an enamel kettle, a butcher knife, and a long-handled iron spoon.
  • Pushing a table against the door, she grabbed a butcher knife and ran the back edge of it along the arm.
  • He fails to comply with your demands and continues to hold the butcher knife to his throat.
  • One bunch of beads was exchanged for ten salmon, a butcher knife for a deer.
  • She resisted until he put a butcher knife to her face and cut her.

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