Other definitions for cuttle (2 of 2)
to fold (cloth) face to face after finishing.
to allow (cloth) to lie without further treatment after fulling, milling, scouring, etc.
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How to use cuttle in a sentence
The best tooth-powders are made from cuttle-fish, prepared chalk, and orris-root commingled together in equal quantities.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
It wud make a nourishin' dish whin ye have whetted ye'er face on a piece iv cuttle fish bone.Mr. Dooley Says | Finley Dunne
She has tentacles strong and far-reaching, like the tentacles of a cuttle-fish.American Sketches | Charles Whibley
You have seen the cuttle fish attempt to becloud the water and elude the grasp of his pursuer.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention | Lucius Eugene Chittenden
These animals belong to the same division—the Cephalopoda—as the cuttle-fish, the squid, and the octopus.On the Method of Zadig | Thomas Henry Huxley
British Dictionary definitions for cuttle
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