Definition of Meat cleaver
1. Noun. A butcher's knife having a large square blade.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Meat Cleaver
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. ..."