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  1. cut into very thin strips (contrasted with rough-cut): fine-cut tobacco.
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Origin of fine-cut

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Historical Examples of fine-cut

  • No attar of roses could be sweeter than that paper of fine-cut.

    The Land of Thor

    J. Ross Browne

  • He had fine-cut features, and the white linen he wore was most becoming.

    The Crossing

    Winston Churchill

  • He had also returned to his earlier habit of chewing “fine-cut.”

    The Shadow

    Arthur Stringer

  • Her lover was tall, straight and athletic, with a proud, fine-cut face.

    The Goddess of Atvatabar

    William R. Bradshaw

  • He had also returned to his earlier habit of chewing "fine-cut."

    Never-Fail Blake

    Arthur Stringer

British Dictionary definitions for fine-cut


  1. (of tobacco) finely cut or shredded
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