from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A table knife with a sharp, usually serrated steel blade.
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- n. A table knife with a sharp, narrow, and often serrated blade designed for cutting tougher foods such as cooked meats.
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- n. a sharp table knife used in eating steak
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Last week, some old character'jammed a steak knife in his neighbor's chest because he was sure the guy was killing his tomato plants with evil rays from his navel.