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carving knife

noun
1.
a large, sharp knife for carving or slicing meat.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for carving knife

carving knife

noun
1.
a long-bladed knife for carving cooked meat for serving
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