carving fork

  1. 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

Words Nearby carving fork Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use carving fork in a sentence

  • The father talked so much that his daughter Edith took the carving-fork from him and served out the mutton-chops herself.

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