- a fork used in carving meat, commonly having two long tines and, at the base of the handle, a projection on which to rest the forefinger and thumb.
Origin of carving fork
First recorded in 1670–80
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Examples from the Web for carving fork
The spoons he couldn't find, but he found a carving-fork and a fish-slice.
And he bit a generous inch off the cold sausage which he had speared with the carving-fork.
Insert the carving-fork across the middle of the breast-bone.Carving and Serving
Mrs. D. A. Lincoln
The father talked so much that his daughter Edith took the carving-fork from him and served out the mutton-chops herself.A Bicycle of Cathay</p>
Frank R. Stockton
He pointed to his honoured parent with the carving-fork, in order that they might know whom he meant.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit