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knife block

Syllabification: knife block

Definition of knife block in English:

noun

A block of wood or other solid material, containing long grooves in which kitchen knives of various sizes can be inserted up to the handle.
Example sentences
  • Beau's parents + sister gave me a knife block with knives, scissors, a chopping board and a bunch of other utensils.
  • If that's not your style you could go back to basics and opt for a bread bin, a 40 litre pedestal dustbin and a knife block with six to 12 knives.
  • Her mother ignored her, pulling out a butcher's knife from the wooden knife block.

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