Cutty

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cutty A light or unchaste woman.
    • Cutty A short spoon.
    • Cutty A short tobacco pipe.
    • a Cutty Short; as, a cutty knife; a cutty sark.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cutty Cut short; short: as, a cutty spoon.
    • cutty Testy; hasty.
    • n cutty cutties (-iz). 1. A short spoon.
    • n cutty A short-stemmed tobacco-pipe.
    • n cutty A popgun. Also called cutty-gun.
    • n cutty The common hare, Lepus timidus.
    • n cutty A short, thick-set girl.
    • n cutty A slut; a worthless girl or woman; a wanton. Also cutty-quean.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cutty kut′i (Scot.) short, curtailed
    • n Cutty a short clay pipe: a short, dumpy girl: applied to a woman, a term of reprobation, serious or playful
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Ir. & Gael. cut, a short tail, cutach, bobtailed. See Cut

Usage

In literature:

Cutty, jade, also used playfully = brat.
"Weir of Hermiston an unfinished romance" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He was mighty plainly habited, with a knitted nightcap drawn over his ears, and smoked a foul cutty pipe.
"Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Nets shot, the fishermen make fast the road for'ard; sup, smoke, sing, creep under the cutty, and sleep with one eye open.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
I'm no sae scant o' clean pipes as to blaw wi' a brunt cutty.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Cutti, Count of, as a ruler, 96.
"The Vaudois of Piedmont" by John Napper Worsfold
He was mighty plainly habited, with a knitted nightcap drawn over his ears, and smoked a foul cutty pipe.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I suppose that would do; but we shall do this by a company, Cutty.
"The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly" by Charles James Lever
Kilt yer coats, ye cutty, and skelp at it withouten fear or dread!
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 9" by Various
You haven't been out with Cutty no more than I have.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
At the end, he sucked hard on the black cutty.
"The Night Operator" by Frank L. Packard
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In poetry:

Smoking my cutty pipe the while,
In howths of Leith I lag;
* My Louis lies in South Sea isle
As I a sodden hag
Live on . . . Oh Love, by men enskied
The day you went—I died.
"Katie Drummond" by Robert W Service
She o'er the stock, in haste doth strunt,
And syne she gars her cutty lunt,
A singed collie when its burnt,
Will bark an yowl;
Like grumbles this auld reeker runt,
She'll grane and growl.
"The Miser's Glundie Wife" by Susannah Hawkins
A drap parritch an' milk, wi' tatties an' saut—
Wi' that the puir weaver ne'er faund muckle faut,
A coarse cutty coat, wi' a short-goon an' brat,
Was a' the wife's cleedin', an' thankfu' for that.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Ain't nothin' funny about this nasty '71 Cutty.
A Cutty above the rest.
This Chameleon Cutty will blend on any block.
Rides cars olds oldsmobile cutty cutlass 442 wallpaper olds- cutty -442-wallpaper-side.
Rides cars 71 olds cutty cutlass oldsmobile 442 wallpaper donk 71-olds- cutty -442-wallpaper.
Neighbors in Greenwich, England, watched the historic Cutty Sark burn on Monday morning.
Whisky producer The Edrington Group has called in agency support to attract consumers in their 20s and 30s to its Cutty Sark brand.
Cutty Sark calls in Inkling to tap into new generation of whisky drinkers.
Those canvassed by CNN were positive in their appraisal of the Cutty Sark 's restored aesthetic appearance.
Cutty Sark 's limited new brand is truly poetic.
Packaging for Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky has been redesigned with a focus on key equity elements: the Clipper ship icon, the vibrant yellow color and the Cutty Sark typestyle.
It is Cutty Sark 's third most important market after Spain and Greece.
At the start of the 1967 film "Cool Hand Luke," Paul Newman staggers down a dark street and uses a large pipe cutter to shear off parking meter s while swigging from a fifth of Cutty Sark scotch.
Oh, and the rest of Cutty's (more-kosher) sandwiches , which are served all week.
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