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[shahrp-kuht] /ˈʃɑrpˈkʌt/
cut so as to have a sharp edge:
a tool with a sharp-cut blade.
distinctly outlined; clearly defined. Unabridged
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  • His keen eyes, his sharp-cut beard, a sort of sly unconcern marked him a legitimate summer exploration.

  • Their shadows were long, sharp-cut, and of a deep, purple blue.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • He had a power and sharp-cut faculty of statement and persuasiveness beyond any man's else.

    Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman
  • She had a sharp-cut face which would have gained by not being of so chill a pallor.

    An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
  • The men were of almost every class, dress, and nation; but the dark, sharp-cut Southern feature predominated.

    Brother Against Brother John Roy Musick
  • I saw her sharp-cut, florid face in profile, steadily bent and smelling.

    The Purple Cloud M.P. Shiel
  • And then I would see his enormous canines come out from his sharp-cut lips, and how red his mouth was inside.

    Lost in the Jungle Paul Du Chaillu
  • The individuality of that surprisingly pretty young person was so sharp-cut and incisive that it fixed attention.

    A Venetian June Anna Fuller
  • In front, and to the right, billows of red shell-holes rose to the sharp-cut, white skyline a hundred yards away.

    Letters from France C. E. W. Bean
  • Just then emerged from the pandemonium within another sound, curt and sharp-cut, the crash against the door of something heavy.

    Angel Island Inez Haynes Gillmore

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