Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cut short; short: as, a cutty spoon.
  • Testy; hasty.
  • noun cutties (-iz). 1. A short spoon.
  • noun A short-stemmed tobacco-pipe.
  • noun A popgun. Also called cutty-gun.
  • noun The common hare, Lepus timidus.
  • noun A short, thick-set girl.
  • noun A slut; a worthless girl or woman; a wanton. Also cutty-quean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Scot. Short.
  • noun A short spoon.
  • noun A short tobacco pipe.
  • noun A light or unchaste woman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Scotland, Northern England Short, shortened, or small; curtailed.
  • noun Scotland A short spoon.
  • noun Scotland A short tobacco pipe.
  • noun Scotland, archaic A wanton or unchaste woman.

Etymologies

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From cut.

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  • See Jenny wren.

    February 13, 2008