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cutbank

[ kuht-bangk ]
/ ˈkʌtˌbæŋk /
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noun
a nearly vertical cliff produced by erosion of the banks of a stream.
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Origin of cutbank

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