Entry from US English dictionary
A large, broad-bladed knife used for cutting meat.
- I reached out for a knife and noticed that the butcher knife was gone and then I was pulled from behind by a very, very strong arm.
- With that, he pulls a large butcher knife from a nearby rack of steak knives and charges at Irene.
- He poked the dead animal's great bloated belly with his butcher knife, you could hear the air coming out, a stream of liquid squirted out like a lazy geyser, you could smell it.
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Syllabification: butch·er knife
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