cutty

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cutty (comparative more cutty, superlative most cutty)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) Short, shortened, or small; curtailed.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cutty (plural cutties)

  1. (Scotland) A short spoon.
  2. (Scotland) A short tobacco pipe.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ramsay to this entry?)
  3. (Scotland, archaic) A wanton or unchaste woman.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

References[edit]

  • John Jamieson (1825) A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement [1]

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌtɪ/, /ˈkʌti/

Adjective[edit]

cutty (comparative mair cutty, superlative maist cutty)

  1. short, stumpy

Noun[edit]

cutty (plural cutties)

  1. (archaic) child