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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

1. One who cuts or hews.
2. An instrument that cuts; as a straw-cutter.
3. A fore tooth, that cuts meat, as distinguished from a grinder.
4. A small boat used by ships of war. Also, a vessel with one mast and a straight running bowsprit, which may be run in upon deck; rigged nearly like a sloop.
5. An officer int he exchequer that provides wood for the tallies.
6. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: someone who cuts or carves stone [syn: stonecutter, cutter]
2: someone who carves the meat [syn: cutter, carver]
3: someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
4: a boat for communication between ship and shore [syn: tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter]
5: a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
6: a cutting implement; a tool for cutting [syn: cutter, cutlery, cutting tool]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. one that cuts: a. one whose work is cutting or involves cutting b. (1) an instrument, machine, machine part, or tool that cuts (2) a device for vibrating a cutting stylus in disc recording; also the stylus or its point 2. a. a ship's boat for carrying stores or passengers b. a single-masted fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel c. a small armed vessel in government service 3. a light sleigh

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a tailor etc. who takes measurements and cuts cloth. 2 Naut. a a small fast sailing-ship. b a small boat carried by a large ship. 3 Cricket a ball turning sharply on pitching. 4 US a light horse-drawn sleigh.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cutter Cut"ter (k?t"t?r), n. 1. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments. 2. That which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter. 3. A fore tooth; an incisor. --Ray. 4. (Naut.) (a) A boat used by ships of war. (b) A fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower end deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead. (c) A small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter. 5. A small, light one-horse sleigh. 6. An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid. 7. A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer. [Obs.] 8. A kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut. Cutter bar. (Mach.) (a) A bar which carries a cutter or cutting tool, as in a boring machine. (b) The bar to which the triangular knives of a harvester are attached. Cutter head (Mach.), a rotating head, which itself forms a cutter, or a rotating stock to which cutters may be attached, as in a planing or matching machine. --Knight.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(cutters) 1. A cutter is a tool that you use for cutting through something. ...a pastry cutter. ...wire cutters. N-COUNT: usu n N 2. A cutter is a person who cuts or reduces something. He has been using every opportunity to boost his credibility as a budget cutter. N-COUNT: with supp

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