Definitions starting with C

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cut

n. 1. [cf. a cut of meat] a piece (of something baked): 1918 I stopped to beg de rich lady fer a bit o' bread an' she fetch me one cut (Parsons 29). (Black)

2. [OED, a natural narrow opening or passage by water obs.→1678] a channel between two islands or reefs:1963 We reached the cut between Crooked Island and Acklins (Cottman 63). (Gen.)

3. [W3, share] the agreed number of marbles put into the ring at the start of the game. (Andros, Eleu.)

4. [cf. CUT v. 7] turn to shoot marbles: This is your cut now (San Sal.)

5. [cf. cat] female genitals. (White)

Tags: anatomy, body part, game, geography, nautical, noun, sexuality

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Last update: 2012-01-17 01:14
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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