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Cake knives

Scope note

Large knives with a long blade and a serrated or scalloped cutting edge. May be accompanied by a cake server. For knives similar in form but having smaller teeth set closer together, use "bread knives."

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Broader Terms used

<knives for serving food>

Term used for

knife, cake
knives, cake

Equivalent Terms used

cake knife


11yrs ago

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