a small knife with a spatulalike blade, used with a fork in cutting fish at table.
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How to use fish knife in a sentence
In what hidden universe do black people exist who can actually distinguish a fish knife from a shoe horn?
"Skurcely," obsarved the stranger, and he drew a diamond-hilted fish-knife and cut orf the capting's hed.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward | Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
On Lil's silken bosom reposed a diamond-and-platinum pin the size and general contour of a fish-knife.Half Portions | Edna Ferber
Pieter brought another load of fish and another, and then set to work with a fish knife to help clean the catch and pack it.The Spell of the White Sturgeon | James Arthur Kjelgaard
But if you will have the truth: the fish-knife business by all means.At The Sign Of The Eagle | Gilbert Parker
If there is fish, another extra fork, or else the appropriate little fish knife and fork, is demanded.Social Life | Maud C. Cooke