Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cutting instruments and tools.
  • n. Utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons used as tableware.
  • n. The occupation of a cutler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A collective ensemble of eating and serving utensils such as knives, forks and spoons.
  • n. The business of a cutler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The business of a cutler.
  • n. Edged or cutting instruments, collectively, especially knives for cutting food.
  • n. eating utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The business of a cutler.
  • n. Edged or cutting instruments collectively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
  • n. tableware implements for cutting and eating food

Etymologies

Middle English cutellerie, from Old French coutelerie, from coutel, knife; see cutlass.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French coutelerie (modern: coutellerie). (Wiktionary)

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