- a board with a wire attached for cutting cheese
- nautical a keel that may be drawn up into the boat when not in use
- a nautical peaked cap worn without a badge
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Examples from the Web for cheese cutter
He tried to stuff me up by making me bring a cheese-cutter cap.Tom, Dick and Harry
Talbot Baines Reed
"Never mind, boys," cried the sergeant in the cheese-cutter.Denis Dent
Ernest W. Hornung
The woman's voice came through the envelope of Margerine's sub-consciousness, steely clear as a cheese-cutter.
Here he pulled his cheese-cutter cap down with a jerk, so that the bleary eyes were no longer visible.
As this melancholy figure wended its way among the palms, I could make out the pea jacket and cheese-cutter cap of Captain Kane.