Definitions

from The 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.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I stood in the road watching the wheels of the absurd village vehicle, the yellow cut-under, disappear.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • It seemed to me, now, certain that some gang of criminals having knowledge of the packet of money had waylaid the cut-under.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • 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.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • He turned swiftly into the road along the mountain which the cut-under had taken after its capture.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • 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.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • 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 Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • The assailants of the cut-under had abandoned it here before entering the village.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • This would mean little if the cut-under had been moving at the time.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • 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 Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • The sight of the cut-under here had on Marquis the usual effect of any important evidential sign.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.