Definitions starting with C

ID #4308

cut down

[Car.; OED, Pt. reduce (in price)] vt. to fall in price. (Black)

-v.t. [cf. CUT v. 2] to clear off (undergrowth): 1835 A piece of ground was cut down and kept under cotton for 2 or 3 years (Journal 41). 1895 Twas a man; 'e had nine acre' of ground to cut down (Edwards 85). (Black)

Tags: agriculture, verb

Related entries: -

Last update: 2012-01-17 01:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

Digg it! Share on Facebook Print this record Send definition to a friend Show this as PDF file
Please rate this definition:

Average rating: 0 (0 Votes)

completely useless 1 2 3 4 5 most valuable

You can comment on this entry. We are especially interested in where you may have heard this word and who you may have heard use this term or specific usage of this word.

Please give example sentences.


Start comment!