see cut one's teeth.
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How to use cut teeth in a sentence
It is pretty, in youth, to play with style as a puppy plays with a bone, to cut teeth upon it.Adventures in Criticism | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
They are roughly heart-shaped with sharply cut teeth round the edge.Flowers Shown to the Children | C. E. Smith
There were also many bone implements, shell and bone ornaments, and cut teeth of bears.Burial Mounds of the Northern Sections of the United States | Cyrus Thomas
If you'll take poke root and cut it in small pieces and string it and put it 'round a baby's neck it will cut teeth easy.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma | Various
The large gear has cut teeth, and the pinion is of steel, working in gun-metal bearings.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II | Joshua Rose