knife rest

noun

Definition of knife rest

2 : a support on which a carving knife may be rested on the dining table when not in use

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“Knife rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knife%20rest. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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