table knife

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Noun1.table knife - a knife used for eating at dining tabletable knife - a knife used for eating at dining table
butter knife - a small knife with a dull blade; for cutting or spreading butter
case knife - a metal blade with a handle; used as cutlery
eating utensil, cutlery - tableware implements for cutting and eating food
fish knife - a small table knife with a spatula blade used for eating fish
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
steak knife - a sharp table knife used in eating steak
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The murdered man lay on the floor, his head leaning against the wall, and about him was a pool of blood which poured forth from three large wounds in his breast; there was a fourth gash, in which a long table knife was plunged up to the handle.
Franklin hacking at a piece of cold salt beef with a table knife. The mate, fiery in the face and rolling his eyes over that task, explained that the carver belonging to the mess-room could not be found.
Then, run a table knife or offset spatula around their edges to release them from the pan.
Use a blunt table knife or melon baller to scoop out any remaining bits of seeds and core if you need to.
The butter knife: This is a quintessential, non-serrated table knife with a round point designed to apply butter on bread without tearing through it.
Joyce picked up the blunt table knife that had been on the tray next to her tea, but the intruder knocked it out her hand.
The steak, served with padron peppers and buttery roast potatoes - perfectly done, my table knife cut through it in one fell swoop (none of that sawing!).
It is a classic case of a serial killer who sees even a table knife as a murder weapon.
These include a small shovel, a water bucket, an ordinary table knife, a putty knife, a plastic container to make small bricks, and your hands.
His defence was that his wife after abusing him verbally, rushed to him holding a table knife. He struck in self-defence.