1. (imp. & p. p.) of Cut.

2. (v. t.) To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.

3. (v. t.) To sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap.

4. (v. t.) To sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails.

5. (v. t.) To castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse.

6. (v. t.) To form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out.

7. (v. t.) To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick.

8. (v. t.) To intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles.

9. (v. t.) To refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance.

10. (v. t.) To absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc.

11. (v. i.) To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.

12. (v. i.) To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.

13. (v. i.) To perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument.

14. (v. i.) To make a stroke with a whip.

15. (v. i.) To interfere, as a horse.

16. (v. i.) To move or make off quickly.

17. (v. i.) To divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt.

18. (n.) An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.

19. (n.) A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip.

20. (n.) That which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight.

21. (n.) A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad.

22. (n.) The surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut.

23. (n.) A portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber.

24. (n.) An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts.

25. (n.) The act of dividing a pack cards.

26. (n.) The right to divide; as, whose cut is it?

27. (n.) Manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment.

28. (n.) A common work horse; a gelding.

29. (n.) The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.

30. (n.) A skein of yarn.

31. (a.) Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.

32. (a.) Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved.

33. (a.) Overcome by liquor; tipsy.

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