a knife designed or suitable for slicing bread, as one having a wavy or saw-toothed blade.
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How to use bread knife in a sentence
After Davis pushed it open further, the officers saw Trawick by his stove still holding the serrated bread knife and a stick.After NYPD Found “No Wrongdoing” in Officer’s Killing of Kawaski Trawick, a Watchdog Finds Fireable Offenses | by Eric Umansky | June 11, 2021 | ProPublica
Two years ago, Trawick was alone in his apartment in the Bronx when two New York City Police Department officers arrived in response to 911 calls about Trawick walking through the building with a serrated bread knife and a stick.What Police Impunity Looks Like: “There Was No Discipline as No Wrongdoing Was Found” | by Eric Umansky | April 20, 2021 | ProPublica
Instead, they told him again and again to put the bread knife down.“Nobody” Hurt, “Just a Perp,” Say Officers After NYPD Shot and Killed Man in His Own Home | by Eric Umansky | January 4, 2021 | ProPublica
The younger officer first fired his Taser without a verbal warning to Trawick, who had been standing with a bread knife and stick.“Nobody” Hurt, “Just a Perp,” Say Officers After NYPD Shot and Killed Man in His Own Home | by Eric Umansky | January 4, 2021 | ProPublica
Standing near his stove, Trawick is holding the bread knife in one hand and the stick in the other.It Wasn’t the First Time the NYPD Killed Someone in Crisis. For Kawaski Trawick, It Only Took 112 Seconds. | by Eric Umansky | December 4, 2020 | ProPublica
You can get a decent serrated bread knife from a restaurant-supply store for less than $20.
Your bread knife or slicing knife should be at least 10 inches long.
"Getting washed for dinner," replied Henrietta, flourishing the bread-knife toward the river.The Castaways of Pete's Patch | Carroll Watson Rankin
Why will you go cutting your loaf with a razor when you have a serviceable bread-knife?'New Grub Street | George Gissing
I upheld you—my father seized the bread-knife from the table and brandished it over me, trying to make me swear never to see you.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13 | Elbert Hubbard
Two forks are at the left, and a plate for bread and butter, with bread knife are at the left, opposite the glass.Foods and Household Management | Helen Kinne
Not until her mother prepared for a second thrust did Lilly realise it was the bread-knife she was holding in her hand.The Song of Songs | Hermann Sudermann