cut·​wa·​ter | \ ˈkət-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce cutwater (audio) , -ˌwä- \

Definition of cutwater

: the forepart of a ship's stem

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Recent Examples on the Web Craft beers are $8, as are cutwater cocktails, which includes a Bloody Mary. Curt Hogg, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "So you're checking out a Milwaukee Milkmen game in Franklin. Here's what you can expect.," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of cutwater

1644, in the meaning defined above

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“Cutwater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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