Definition of Paring knife

1. Noun. A small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables.

Exact synonyms: Parer
Generic synonyms: Knife
Derivative terms: Pare



Definition of Paring knife

1. Noun. A thin-bladed knife intended for coring and paring (peeling) fruit such as apples. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Paring knife

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"I was not aware of the fact, at the time, that I was imaging a paring knife; nor was I aware of the fact as such that the paring knife had recently been ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... the better to fix them into the ground at the bottom of the water : you muft alfo have a paring knife, in order to cut away all the weeds, roots, ..."

3. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"284. the slide, bringing the- paring-knife against the- surface of the apple- which is ... 282- a rack, which sweeps the paring-knife- alternately from ..."

4. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1856)
"The rod M of the paring- knife L is connected to a wire spring c, so as to allow the knife to fit the inequalities of the apple. ..."

5. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"This problem is solved by obtaining a cheap knife to make all skin incisions. A high grade, all metal, small paring knife has been found to suit our purpose ..."

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