carving knife

noun
a large, sharp knife for carving or slicing meat.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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carving knife
 
n
a long-bladed knife for carving cooked meat for serving

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Example sentences
Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands'
  necks.
Now she walked more deliberately, but with a bone-handled carving knife ready
  in her pocket.
If you want to make serious cuts, the defense budget is the place to target the
  carving knife.
Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands'
  necks.
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