cutter

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someone who cuts or carves stone

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someone who carves the meat

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a boat for communication between ship and shore

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a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop

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Then the vessel resumed its course, still escorted by the little cutter, which sailed side by side with it, menacing it with the mouths of its six cannon.
Of those three varieties of fore-and-aft rig, the cutter - the racing rig PAR EXCELLENCE - is of an appearance the most imposing, from the fact that practically all her canvas is in one piece.
That may point to carelessness or it may point to agitation and hurry upon the part of the cutter.
Frome heard the girl's voice, gaily incredulous: "What on earth's your father's cutter doin' down there?
She let Denis Eady lead out the horse, climb into the cutter and fling back the bearskin to make room for her at his side; then, with a swift motion of flight, she turned about and darted up the slope toward the front of the church.
He saw Eady, after a moment, jump from the cutter and go toward the girl with the reins over one arm.
A groom took the cutter to the stables, and Archer struck through the park to the high-road.
van der Luyden had not yet returned; and Archer took his leave and walked off to fetch the cutter, while Beaufort followed the Countess Olenska indoors.
When the lieutenant learned of the recent disappearance of the man he sought, he expressed his determination to push on at once in pursuit; and as Professor Maxon feared again to remain unprotected in the heart of the Bornean wilderness his entire party was taken aboard the cutter.
Virginia and Bulan remained in the cutter, as the latter was still too weak to attempt the hard march through the jungle.
Against the low streak of light in the sky I could see the mast of Powell's cutter moored to the bank some twenty yards, no more, beyond that black barn or whatever it was.
His cutter has a very neat little cabin, quite big enough for two men not only to sleep but to sit and smoke in.
It was painted black, and from the talk of the hunters of their poaching exploits I recognized it as a United States revenue cutter.
She laid down the book and sank against the back of the chair, tightly gripping the paper cutter in both hands.
The drivers emulate scenarios that crews are likely to encounter when deployed on cutters.