Knife and Fork
He is a capital knife-and-fork, a good trencherman.
“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.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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