One of the most noteworthy examples of these cut-offs is Davis'.
In our day, if you travel by river from the southernmost of these three cut-offs to the northernmost, you go only seventy miles.
These are taken partly as cut-offs and partly for the beauty of the scenery.
cut-offs and escape pipes outside of the house will reduce the risk of explosions within.
They figure they can dodge around where they know the trails and cut-offs.
You can't make any cut-offs, or short side trips; you've always got to get back to your wagon again.
On my return, an hour later, the sun was looking over the tops of the "cut-offs," but he did not see a whippoorwill.
Jack and Jimmie found shelter in one of the false channels or cut-offs that had now begun to be frequent sights along the way.
The Cambodia, or Mekhong River, flows through it with many bayous or cut-offs.
Sometimes love's friends really help; help find ways, or keep ways found; even make chutes and cut-offs.
1640s, "act of cutting off," also "portion cut off," from verbal phrase cut off (late 14c.). Of rivers, from 1773; of roads, from 1806; of clothing (adj.), from 1840.
Pants, usually blue jeans, cut off above the knees and left to unravel (1970s+)