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a small knife with a dull blade, for cutting, serving, or spreading butter.
Historical Examples

Prudy Keeping House Sophie May
The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6 Various
Fernley House Laura E. Richards
A Treatise on Domestic Economy Catherine Esther Beecher
Our Deportment John H. Young
The Ladies’ Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness Florence Hartley


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