Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cutlas.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Reginald attacked the second man, who was advancing towards him; while Dick Thuddichum, with a heavy sword which he called his "cutlash," set upon the third.

    The Young Rajah

  • He surrendered his armor, one gun and bayonet, a large cutlash cutlass and brass fender, one box over the shoulder with twenty-two rounds, one box round the waist with eighteen rounds.

    The Chicago Blog: Eyewitness to the Revolution

  • He surrendered his armor, one gun and bayonet, a large cutlash cutlass and brass fender, one box over the shoulder with twenty-two rounds, one box round the waist with eighteen rounds.

    The Chicago Blog: July 2006 Archives

  • As early as the reign of Anne he went armed with the "Queen's broad cutlash," and for most gangs, certainly for all called upon to operate in rough neighbourhoods, the hanger remained the stock weapon throughout the century.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • "You savvy I tell you, Mass 'Tom, I'se come back from de hill 'fore Pomp get him cutlash to cut um guinea-grass, hey?"

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • I'se spec, railly for true, um go dere in brace of shakes, an 'back' gain hyar 'fore dat lazy ole niggah Pomp fetch him cutlash out o 'stable an' go in bush to cut him guinea-grass for de hosses.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • Why, some on us can remember way back to the days of the 'Panther,' when you wa'n't knee-high to a cutlash.

    The Voyage of the Hoppergrass

  • "I suppose you didn't happen to think of slippin 'a cutlash, or a pair of pistols, or anything into the boat for me, sir?" he continued.

    The Log of a Privateersman

  • "Ay, I got one too, my lad; and I didn't like to use my cutlash."

    Cutlass and Cudgel

  • They aren't half such a nice honest weapon as a cutlash.

    Blue Jackets The Log of the Teaser

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