Definition of Carving knife

1. Noun. A large knife used to carve cooked meat.

Generic synonyms: Knife



Definition of Carving knife

1. Noun. A large knife designed for cutting cooked turkey and similar dishes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carving Knife

carvels
carven
carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers
carvery
carves
carvies
carving
carving fork
carving knife (current term)
carving knives
carvings
carvol
carvols
carvomenthol
carvomenthone
carvone
carvones
carvoxime
carvy
carwash
carwasher
carwashers
carwashes

Literary usage of Carving knife

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1841)
"... where a certain friend of ours fastens her outer-door with a carving-knife, leaving all her plate unlocked in a pantry hard by, and only puts in a ..."

2. The New Zealanders by George Lillie Craik (1830)
"In the plates to Cook's Voyages is also given a representation of a carving-knife or saw. It is called by the former name on the original • drawing in the ..."

3. Principles of Industrial Engineering by Charles Buxton Going (1911)
"total expense is occasioned by the manufacture of a carving knife, ... Should, therefore, each carving knife or each safety razor (for these and other ..."

4. The School Journal (1900)
"Of course, work, which is carelessly done should never be considered worthy of Chip-carving Knife. ornamentation. This consideration in itself will furnish ..."

5. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Patent oyster-opener, with which a child can open 10 oysters per minute ; saw-edged carving knife, of superior temper and edge ; shear-knife, ..."

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