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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Knife and Fork.
 
He is a capital knife-and-fork, a good trencherman.   1
        “He did due honour to the repast; he ate and drank, and proved a capital knife-and-fork even at the risk of dying the same night of an indigestion.”—Gaboriau: Promise of Marriage, vi.
 


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