Cutty Sark(redirected from Cuty Sark)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
(Nautical Terms) a three-masted merchant clipper built in Dumbarton, Scotland in 1869, now kept as a museum ship at Greenwich, London; badly damaged by a fire in 2007; restored then reopened in 2012
[named after the witch in Robert Burns' poem Tam O'Shanter, who wore only a cutty sark (short shirt)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014