cuttle

1 of 3

noun (1)

cut·​tle
ˈkə|tᵊl,
|tᵊl
plural -s

cuttle

2 of 3

noun (2)

plural -s
obsolete

cuttle

3 of 3

transitive verb

cut·​tle
ˈkə|tᵊl,
|tᵊl
-ed/-ing/-s
: to fold (cloth) in pleats after it has been finished

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English cotul, codull, from Old English cudele; akin to Middle High German kutel tripe, Old High German kiot bag, pocket, Old English codd husk, scrotum

Noun (2)

origin unknown

Transitive verb

from cuttle, noun, "folded layer of cloth", of unknown origin

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“Cuttle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuttle. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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