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A blunt knife with a broad blade for eating or serving fish.
- ‘The fish knife and fork, salad fork and spoon, and soup ladle were pictured in the autumn catalogue.’
- ‘The silverware included items such as fish knives and cake servers and the thieves stole her purse and car keys.’
- ‘Early fish knives had ivory or mother-of-pearl handles with silver blades of unique shapes.’
- ‘Both the fish knife and fork have long handles and relatively short functional ends.’
- ‘They already have the house, the fish knives and the fine bone china, so what can guests possibly get them for their wedding?’
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