To cut lots

to determine lots by cuttings cards; to draw lots.

See also: Cut

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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To make this closet system work, you need to cut lots of box parts to exact, identical lengths.
"We've had to cut lots of the classes out this year but we've kept the tourism aspects of the competition," he said.
It's a problem when you have to cut lots of small strips of tape to protect a curved surface like a ceiling rose but now there's creped tape that goes round curves.
One of my favourites is to cut lots of little Christmas tree shapes out of coloured card and hang them from the branches -hey presto, you have a very funky tree (or trees on a tree).
It's worth picking one up if you have to cut lots of circles (for recessed lights or round electrical boxes).