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cuttle

noun cut·tle \ ˈkə|tᵊl , |tᵊl \

Definition of cuttle

plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of cuttle

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


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cuttle

noun

Definition of cuttle

plural -s
obsolete

Origin and Etymology of cuttle

origin unknown


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cuttle

transitive verb cut·tle \ ˈkə|tᵊl , |tᵊl \

Definition of cuttle

-ed/-ing/-s
:to fold (cloth) in pleats after it has been finished

Origin and Etymology of cuttle

from cuttle, noun, “folded layer of cloth”, of unknown origin


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