a restaurant, hotel dining room, etc., that specializes in roasted meats and poultry carved to the diner’s request.
the selection of roasted meats and poultry provided.
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an eating establishment at which customers pay a set price and may then have unrestricted helpings of food from a variety of meats, salads, and other vegetables
the act of fashioning or producing by cutting into or shaping solid material, as wood. a carved design or figure. to cut (a solid material) so as to form something: to carve a piece of pine. to form from a solid material by cutting: to carve a statue out of stone. to cut into slices […]
a large, sharp knife for carving or slicing meat. Historical Examples I can’t find a thing where it ought to be, though I have hunted high and low for that carving-knife. Elam Storm, The Wolfer Harry Castlemon “But she sent a carving-knife at me first,” said the heartbroken husband. Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray “I have,” […]
a fork used in carving meat, commonly having two long tines and, at the base of the handle, a projection on which to rest the forefinger and thumb. Historical Examples The father talked so much that his daughter Edith took the carving-fork from him and served out the mutton-chops herself. A Bicycle of Cathay Frank […]
a place or structure having special equipment for washing automobiles. the washing of an automobile: The service station is offering free car washes to draw customers.