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Cutter


CUTTER, noun

1. One who cuts or hews.

2. An instrument that cuts; as a straw-cutter.

3. A fore tooth, that cuts meat, as distinguished from a grinder.

4. A small boat used by ships of war. Also, a vessel with one mast and a straight running bowsprit, which may be run in upon deck; rigged nearly like a sloop.

5. An officer int he exchequer that provides wood for the tallies.

6. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.