noun (1)
cut·​tle | \ ˈkə|tᵊl, |tᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of cuttle

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noun (2)
plural -s

Definition of cuttle (Entry 2 of 3)

cut·​tle | \ ˈkə|tᵊl, |tᵊl \

Definition of cuttle (Entry 3 of 3)

: to fold (cloth) in pleats after it has been finished

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History and Etymology for cuttle

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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