Cut and dried
Cut Cut (k[u^]t), a. 1. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster]

2. Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved. [1913 Webster]

3. Overcome by liquor; tipsy. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

{Cut and dried}, prepered beforehand; not spontaneous.

{Cut glass}, glass having a surface ground and polished in facets or figures.

{Cut nail}, a nail cut by machinery from a rolled plate of iron, in distinction from a wrought nail.

{Cut stone}, stone hewn or chiseled to shape after having been split from the quarry. [1913 Webster]


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  • cut-and-dried — {adj. phr.} Decided or expected beforehand; following the same old line; doing the usual thing. * /The decision of the judge was cut and dried./ * /The ways of the king s court were cut and dried./ * /People at the convention heard many cut and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut-and-dried — {adj. phr.} Decided or expected beforehand; following the same old line; doing the usual thing. * /The decision of the judge was cut and dried./ * /The ways of the king s court were cut and dried./ * /People at the convention heard many cut and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut-and-dried — also cut and dry adjective Date: 1710 being or done according to a plan, set procedure, or formula ; routine < a cut and dried presentation > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cut-and-dry — adjective see cut and dried …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cut — (k[u^]t), a. 1. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved. [1913 Webster] 3. Overcome by liquor; tipsy. [Slang] [1913 Webster] {Cut and dried}, prepered beforehand; not spontaneous.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cut glass — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), a. 1. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved. [1913 Webster] 3. Overcome by liquor; tipsy. [Slang] [1913 Webster] {Cut and dried}, prepered beforehand; not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cut nail — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), a. 1. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved. [1913 Webster] 3. Overcome by liquor; tipsy. [Slang] [1913 Webster] {Cut and dried}, prepered beforehand; not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cut stone — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), a. 1. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved. [1913 Webster] 3. Overcome by liquor; tipsy. [Slang] [1913 Webster] {Cut and dried}, prepered beforehand; not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dried meat — is a feature of many cuisines around the world. Examples include: Bakkwa or rougan a Chinese salty sweet dried meat product made in the form of flat thin sheets Biltong, a kind of cured meat that originated in South Africa Bindenfleisch, air… …   Wikipedia

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