Definition of Meat cleaver

1. Noun. A butcher's knife having a large square blade.

Exact synonyms: Chopper, Cleaver
Generic synonyms: Knife
Derivative terms: Chop, Chop, Cleave

Lexicographical Neighbors of Meat Cleaver

measuring system
measuring tape
measuring unit
measuring worm
measuring worms
meat-packing business
meat-packing industry
meat and potatoes
meat cleaver (current term)
meat counter
meat draw
meat grinder
meat hook
meat hooks
meat house
meat loaf
meat markets
meat packer
meat packing
meat pie
meat pies

Literary usage of Meat cleaver

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

1. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"These small steaks, when beaten four or five times with the flat side of a meat-cleaver and then fried in butter, are tender and delicious. ..."

2. Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book: What to Do and what Not to Do in Cooking by Mary Johnson Lincoln (1883)
"1 Palette-Knife 1 Chopping-Knife. 1 French Vegetable-Knife. 1 Meat-Fork. 1 Pie-Fork. 1 Meat-Saw Meat-Hammer. 1 Meat-Cleaver. 1 Can-Opener. 1 Boning-Knife. ..."

3. The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church by Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis (1915)
"1 meat-cleaver. 1 meat-fork. 4 large water-pitchers. 2 small pickle and fruit dishes. Salt and pepper shakers. 2 dippers. 1 drainer. ..."

4. Vagabonding Through Changing Germany by Harry Alverson Franck (1920)
"with a tool resembling a heavy meat-cleaver. Hundreds of the larger trees had been tapped for their pitch, used in the making of turpentine, ..."

5. White House Cook Book: A Selection of Choice Recipes, Original and Selected by Fanny Lemira Gillett (1889)
"1 meat cleaver. 2 Cake boxes. 3 Kitchen knives and forks. 1 Large flour box. 1 Large kitchen fork and 4 kitchen spoony 1 Dredging box. two sizes. ..."

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