cutty sark

noun
cut·​ty sark | \ ˈkə-tē-ˈsärk How to pronounce cutty sark (audio) \

Definition of cutty sark

chiefly Scotland
: a short garment especially : a woman's short undergarment

First Known Use of cutty sark

1779, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cutty sark

English dialect cutty short + sark

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“Cutty sark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cutty%20sark. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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