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cutty

[kuht-ee] /ˈkʌt i/ Chiefly Scot.
adjective
1.
cut short; short; stubby.
2.
irritable; impatient; short-tempered.
noun, plural cutties.
3.
a short spoon.
4.
a short-stemmed tobacco pipe.
5.
Informal. an immoral or worthless woman.
Origin of cutty
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60; cut + -y1, -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for cuttier

cutty

/ˈkʌtɪ/
adjective
1.
short or cut short
noun (pl) -ties
2.
something cut short, such as a spoon or short-stemmed tobacco pipe
3.
an immoral girl or woman (in Scotland used as a general term of abuse for a woman)
4.
a short thickset girl
Word Origin
C18 (Scottish and northern English): from cut (vb)
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