a knife carried or kept in a case or sheath.
a table knife.
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How to use case knife in a sentence
So at first we said nothing, but waved with our case knife toward an unoccupied box, as who should say sit down.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
By and by he came down, smoking a cigarette, and was met by this woman flourishing her case-knife.A Mortal Antipathy | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
In addition, a case knife or a small spatula is needed for the spreading of the bread.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
A tablespoon, a teaspoon, and a case knife are also necessary for measuring.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
However, a small batch may be stirred very successfully with a case knife.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for case knife
another name for sheath knife
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