- a small knife with a spatulalike blade, used with a fork in cutting fish at table.
Origin of fish knife
1375–1425; late Middle English fishknif
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Examples from the Web for fish knife
But if you will have the truth: the fish-knife business by all means.At The Sign Of The Eagle
"I should say five, poppa," exclaimed Miss Chrysie, putting her fish-knife down somewhat sharply on her plate.The World Masters
On Lil's silken bosom reposed a diamond-and-platinum pin the size and general contour of a fish-knife.Half Portions