cut·​ter·​man | \ -ˌman \
plural cuttermen

Definition of cutterman

1 : an operator of a machine for cutting rolls of paper or cellophane to length
2 : an operator of a power-driven press that cuts out envelope blanks from sheets of paper
3 : an operator of a machine for cutting strands of smokeless powder into grains to produce explosives having uniform ballistic qualities
4 : clutchman

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cutter entry 1 + man

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“Cutterman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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