catling

noun
cat·ling | \ ˈkatliŋ \
plural -s

Definition of catling 

1 : a small cat : kitten

2 : a catgut string for a musical instrument

3 : the smallest string instrument (as a lute)

4 or less commonly catlin \-lə̇n \ : a long double-edged sharp-pointed knife used in amputations to divide tissues between close-lying bones

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