cuttle

2
[kuht-l]

verb (used with object), cut·tled, cut·tling. Textiles.

to fold (cloth) face to face after finishing.
to allow (cloth) to lie without further treatment after fulling, milling, scouring, etc.

Nearby words

  1. cutting horse,
  2. cutting oil,
  3. cutting room,
  4. cutting stylus,
  5. cuttingly,
  6. cuttlebone,
  7. cuttlefish,
  8. cutty,
  9. cutty grass,
  10. cutty sark

Origin of cuttle

2
First recorded in 1535–45; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for cuttled

cuttle

noun

little cuttle a small cuttlefish, Sepiola atlantica, often found on beaches

Word Origin for cuttle

Old English cudele; related to Old High German kiot bag, Norwegian dialect kaule cuttle, Old English codd bag

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