Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carriage or other vehicle in which the body is cut out in such a way as to allow the front wheels to pass under it in turning; also, the form thus produced. See cut-under buggy, under buggy.
“I stood in the road watching the wheels of the absurd village vehicle, the yellow cut-under, disappear.”
“It seemed to me, now, certain that some gang of criminals having knowledge of the packet of money had waylaid the cut-under.”
“I was right about the direction of the paths but, as it happened, the one Marquis took was nearly double the distance of the other to the sea; and I have wondered always, if it was chance that selected the one taken by the assailants of the cut-under as it was chance that selected the one taken by us.”
“He turned swiftly into the road along the mountain which the cut-under had taken after its capture.”
“It was her own money, not mine, but she did in fact have that large sum with her in the cut-under on this night.”
“It was probable, after all, that there had been some reason why the cut-under had taken the other road, and Madame Barras was quite all right.”
“The assailants of the cut-under had abandoned it here before entering the village.”
“This would mean little if the cut-under had been moving at the time.”
“We were easily able to see, when we reached the point, that the cut-under had turned out into the road circling the mountain to the west of the village.”
“The sight of the cut-under here had on Marquis the usual effect of any important evidential sign.”
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