Chopping knife
Chopping Chop"ping, n. Act of cutting by strokes. [1913 Webster]

{Chopping block}, a solid block of wood on which butchers and others chop meat, etc.

{Chopping knife}, a knife for chopping or mincing meat, vegetables, etc.; -- usually with a handle at the back of the blade instead of at the end. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chopping-knife — choppˈing knife noun A knife for chopping or mincing meat • • • Main Entry: ↑chop …   Useful english dictionary

  • chopping knife — noun : a knife often with a crescent shaped blade for chopping or mincing (as meat or vegetables) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chopping — Chop ping, n. Act of cutting by strokes. [1913 Webster] {Chopping block}, a solid block of wood on which butchers and others chop meat, etc. {Chopping knife}, a knife for chopping or mincing meat, vegetables, etc.; usually with a handle at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chopping block — Chopping Chop ping, n. Act of cutting by strokes. [1913 Webster] {Chopping block}, a solid block of wood on which butchers and others chop meat, etc. {Chopping knife}, a knife for chopping or mincing meat, vegetables, etc.; usually with a handle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knife — (n[imac]f), n.; pl. {Knives} (n[imac]vz). [OE. knif, AS. cn[=i]f; akin to D. knijf, Icel. kn[=i]fr, Sw. knif, Dan. kniv.] 1. An instrument consisting of a thin blade, usually of steel and having a sharp edge for cutting, fastened to a handle, but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knife grass — Knife Knife (n[imac]f), n.; pl. {Knives} (n[imac]vz). [OE. knif, AS. cn[=i]f; akin to D. knijf, Icel. kn[=i]fr, Sw. knif, Dan. kniv.] 1. An instrument consisting of a thin blade, usually of steel and having a sharp edge for cutting, fastened to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knife — A knife is a handheld sharp edged instrument consisting of handle attached to a blade used for cutting. The knife is a tool that can be used as a weapon. Its origins date as far back as two and a half million years ago, as evidenced by the… …   Wikipedia

  • knife — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. blade, edge, point, steel, shiv (sl.), toothpick (sl.); carving knife; snickersnee, dagger, poniard, dirk, bodkin, stiletto; scalpel, lancet. See arms, sharpness. v. t. stab, cut, slice, slash; wound; …   English dictionary for students

  • War to the knife — Knife Knife (n[imac]f), n.; pl. {Knives} (n[imac]vz). [OE. knif, AS. cn[=i]f; akin to D. knijf, Icel. kn[=i]fr, Sw. knif, Dan. kniv.] 1. An instrument consisting of a thin blade, usually of steel and having a sharp edge for cutting, fastened to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kitchen knife — A kitchen knife is any knife that is intended to be used in food preparation. While much of this work can be accomplished with a few general purpose knives – notably a large chef s knife, a tough cleaver, and a small paring knife – there are also …   Wikipedia

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