- a nearly vertical cliff produced by erosion of the banks of a stream.
Origin of cutbank
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Examples from the Web for cutbank
We took shelter from the hail under a cutbank where the caon widens.The Fighting Edge
William MacLeod Raine
After all his winding about in the gully he was not more than a mile from the cutbank.Dennison Grant
At the time the people moved up here on Cutbank, he had been married but a short time.
On the morning that they approached the camp here on Cutbank, Falling Bear had partly recovered the use of one eye.
It was decided that this should be done, and one morning more than forty young males started for Cutbank River.