a twisted, linen fishline, especially one laid by hand.
Origin of cuttyhunk
1915–20, Americanism; named after Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts
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When Gosnold landed at Cuttyhunk in the early summer of that year he found it densely wooded and abounding in game.