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.

Origin of cuttle

First recorded in 1535–45; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cuttling



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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