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cut·lass

also cut·las  (kŭt′ləs)
n.
1. A short heavy sword with a curved single-edged blade, once used as a weapon by sailors.
2. Caribbean A machete.

[French coutelas, from Old French coutelasse, probably augmentative of coutel, knife, from Latin cultellus, diminutive of culter, knife; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]

cutlass

(ˈkʌtləs)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a curved, one-edged sword formerly used by sailors
[C16: from French coutelas, from coutel knife, from Latin cultellus a small knife, from culter knife; see coulter]

cut•lass

or cut•las

(ˈkʌt ləs)

n.
a short, curving sword with a single cutting edge, formerly used by sailors.
[1585–95; earlier coutelace < Middle French coutelas=coutel knife (< Latin cultellus) + -as augmentative suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutlass - a short heavy curved sword with one edgecutlass - a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
sword, steel, blade, brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Translations
سَيْف البَحّاره
šavle
huggert
hukarileukumacheteviidakkoveitsi
rövid kard
bjúgsverî
kardas
mačete
korsan kılıcı

cutlass

[ˈkʌtləs] Nalfanje m

cutlass

[ˈkʌtləs] n (= sword) → coutelas m

cutlass

nEntermesser nt

cutlass

[ˈkʌtləs] n (History) → sciabola

cutlass

(ˈkatləs) noun
a short, broad, slightly curved sword with one cutting edge.
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