cut into

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Verb1.cut into - turn up, loosen, or remove earthcut into - turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
furrow, groove, rut - hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
rootle, rout, root - dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
shovel - dig with or as if with a shovel; "shovel sand"; "he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long"
trowel - use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work
burrow, tunnel - move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest"
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These they cut into lengths of about three feet, convey them to the water, and float them to their lodges, where they are stored away for winter.
After being severed from the whale, the white-horse is first cut into portable oblongs ere going to the mincer.