chef's knife

noun

Definition of chef's knife

  1. :  a knife used for preparing food; especially :  a large, general-purpose kitchen knife usually 8 to 10 inches long that has a blade curving upward along its length and ending in a narrow point <The chef's knife, usually 8 inches long, is … the workhorse of the kitchen. It is used for chopping, slicing, and dicing a variety of foods. — Consumer Reports>

1893

First Known Use of chef's knife

1893


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