cutbank

[ kuht-bangk ]
/ ˈkʌtˌbæŋk /
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noun

a nearly vertical cliff produced by erosion of the banks of a stream.

Nearby words

  1. cutaneous vein,
  2. cutaneously,
  3. cutaway,
  4. cutaway dive,
  5. cutback,
  6. cutch,
  7. cutcherry,
  8. cutdown,
  9. cute,
  10. cute as a button

Origin of cutbank

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; cut + bank1

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