Definitions

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  • n. A restaurant specializing in roast meat, particularly roast beef and Sunday roast.
  • n. The station within a buffet where such food is served.
  • n. Such a meal.

Etymologies

carve +‎ -ry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Said to be modeled on a European food hall, the setup is closer to an American food court, with different stations for salads, "carvery" meats, sushi, whole fish, even pit barbecue and dumplings.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The word "carvery" on a pub's chalkboard sign typically means lunch includes beef, ham, turkey and stuffing, with salmon and pasta options, plus spuds and other vegetables - drowned in gravy if you like.

    The Buffalo News: Home

  • There is a two course carvery which is fantasic and brilliant for the price of £5.95 for adults and

    Express & Star

  • The word "carvery" on a pub's chalkboard sign typically means lunch includes beef, ham, turkey and stuffing, with salmon and pasta options, plus spuds and other vegetables -- drowned in gravy if you like.

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  • "carvery", which might not go down well with England's diet-conscious coaches, there can be no doubt that he is a man of cricketing as well as physical substance.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • Although all its dishes are served from a communal "hot table", this handsome freehouse is emphatically not a carvery.

    Love is in the (open) air

  • As I briefly mentioned in my earlier post, Anthony has a 1 day job trial today for a chef position at a nearby carvery pub/restaurant.

    The Angels are watching… « MeltedMoment's Weblog

  • By simon bedak, May 1, 2010 @ 6:55 pm just had an ‘all you can eat’ lunch at the wagga rsl carvery for $12.50.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » All you can eat.

  • Sunday the celebrations continued as Stu's parents met us back in Guildford and took us all out for a wonderful carvery lunch in Bramley.

    tequilamonky Diary Entry

  • Stateliness of her defence has him spit and roasted, turned to perfection, poised on the carvery – flummery for tea.

    Flummery For Tea (rev)

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