cutty sark


cut·​ty sark ˈkə-tē-ˈsärk How to pronounce cutty sark (audio)
chiefly Scotland
: a short garment
especially : a woman's short undergarment

Word History


English dialect cutty short + sark

First Known Use

1779, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cutty sark was in 1779

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“Cutty sark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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