carvery NOUN (pl. carveries) chiefly Brit. a buffet or restaurant where cooked joints are carved as required.

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  • Carvery — A carvery is a restaurant where cooked meat is freshly sliced to order for customers, sometimes offering unlimited servings for a fixed price. The term is most commonly used in the United Kingdom and Ireland.Carveries are often found in pubs and… …   Wikipedia

  • carvery — UK [ˈkɑː(r)vərɪ] / US [ˈkɑrvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms carvery : singular carvery plural carveries British a restaurant where meat is cut for you at a table in the restaurant …   English dictionary

  • carvery — noun Carvery is used before these nouns: ↑lunch …   Collocations dictionary

  • carvery — /kahr veuh ree/, n., pl. carveries. 1. a restaurant, hotel dining room, etc., that specializes in roasted meats and poultry carved to the diner s request. 2. the selection of roasted meats and poultry provided. [CARVE + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • carvery — noun a) A restaurant specializing in roast meat, particularly roast beef and Sunday roast. b) The station within a buffet where such food is served …   Wiktionary

  • carvery — car|ver|y [ˈka:vəri US ˈka:r ] n plural carveries BrE a restaurant that serves ↑roast meat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carvery — carv·er·y || kÉ‘rvÉ™rɪ / kɑːv n. (British) restaurant where meat is freshly sliced as requested by the customers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carvery — noun (plural carveries) a buffet or restaurant where cooked joints are carved as required …   English new terms dictionary

  • carvery — noun (C) BrE a restaurant that serves roast 3 meat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carvery — /ˈkavəri/ (say kahvuhree) noun (plural carveries) a restaurant or buffet where roast meats are carved to order, in view of the customers …   Australian English dictionary