butter knife

noun
a small knife with a dull blade, for cutting, serving, or spreading butter.

Origin:
1840–50

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Example sentences
Run a butter knife around the edges of the cakes and turn them out onto a flat
  plate or cardboard round.
To serve, use a butter knife to remove each stuffing muffin and invert onto the
  plate.
Use a butter knife to spread the melted chocolate inside the mold, covering the
  surface completely.
On smaller stems, a beveled butter knife may be used.
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