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cutter

[ kuht-er ]
/ ˈkʌt ər /
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noun

adjective

(in U.S. government grading of beef) graded between utility and canner.

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Origin of cutter

First recorded in 1375–1425; Middle English kittere, cuttere; see cut, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for cutter

cutter
/ (ˈkʌtə) /

noun

a person or thing that cuts, esp a person who cuts cloth for clothing
a sailing boat with its mast stepped further aft so as to have a larger foretriangle than that of a sloop
a ship's boat, powered by oars or sail, for carrying passengers or light cargo
a small lightly armed boat, as used in the enforcement of customs regulations
a pig weighing between 68 and 82 kg, from which fillets and larger joints are cut
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