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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short heavy curved sword with one edge.

Usage examples (30)
  • The cutlass was a clumsy weapon, but sea fighting was hardly a fine art.
  • A sword hanging on slings could be a hindrance, would strike against obstructions, and the cutlass was a handier weapon for what he contemplated.
  • Muscari (with much boyish gratification) buckled on a kind of cutlass under his black cloak.
  • For instance, catana "cutlass" from Japanese katana; corja for more
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