butcher knife

a large, very sharp knife for cutting or trimming meat.

1705–15, Americanism

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Example sentences
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.
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