cutlass

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From Middle French coutelas, from Old French coutel (knife) + -as (augmentative suffix)

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cutlass (plural cutlasses)

  1. (nautical) A short sword with a curved blade, and a convex edge; once used by sailors when boarding an enemy ship.
  2. A similarly shaped tool; a machete.

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