offcut

noun
off·​cut | \ ˈȯf-ˌkət How to pronounce offcut (audio) \

Definition of offcut

chiefly British
: something that is cut off (such as a waste piece of lumber)

Examples of offcut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019 Pieces of timber too small to process as logs—including offcuts and thinnings from the forest—are chipped and pulped to make paper. The Economist, "How to make use of all of a tree," 17 Oct. 2019 Bogenmann says cooks use the offcuts from the restaurant for snacks, while the brews incorporate things such as fruit rinds and surplus herbs. Mark Johanson, chicagotribune.com, "White-hot Refshaleoen: Meet the trendiest neighborhood in Europe you’ve never heard of," 1 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of offcut

circa 1664, in the meaning defined above

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“Offcut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/offcut. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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offcut

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English Language Learners Definition of offcut

chiefly British : a piece of wood, cloth, etc., that remains after a larger piece is removed

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