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cut string

noun

  1. another name for bridgeboard


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So he started undoing the elaborate knot of a brown paper parcel to soothe his nerves—George never cut string.

Sholto bent down and with his dagger cut string by string the stout leathern twists which secured the knight's mail.

"Cut string," whispered the voice, while the hand kept feeling for the thongs that bound Cameron's hands.

Over and over again Julian saw her throw half a sheet, white and untouched, into the waste-paper basket; and she cut string.

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