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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cut nail — cut′ nail n. bui a nail having a tapering rectangular form with a blunt point, made by cutting from a thin rolled sheet of iron or steel • Etymology: 1785–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cut nail — noun : a nail cut or stamped from sheet metal * * * a nail having a tapering rectangular form with a blunt point, made by cutting from a thin rolled sheet of iron or steel. See illus. under nail. [1785 95, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut nail — a nail having a tapering rectangular form with a blunt point, made by cutting from a thin rolled sheet of iron or steel. See illus. under nail. [1785 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • United Cut Nail Makers of Great Britain Protection Society — The United Cut Nail Makers of Great Britain Protection Society was a trade union in the United Kingdom. It merged with the Transport and General Workers Union in 1952.ee also* List of trade unions * Transport and General Workers Union * TGWU… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 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… …   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 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

  • nail — n 1. spike, brad, pin, peg, skewer, rivet, staple, tack, point; common nail, finishing nail, cut nail, roofing nail, drive nail, boat nail. 2. fingernail, toenail, (all of animals) claw, clutch, talon, unguis, nipper, pincher, hook. 3. hit the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Nail — (n[=a]l), n. [AS. n[ae]gel, akin to D. nagel, OS. & OHG. nagal, G. nagel, Icel. nagl, nail (in sense 1), nagli nail (in sense 3), Sw. nagel nail (in senses 1 and 3), Dan. nagle, Goth. ganagljan to nail, Lith. nagas nail (in sense 1), Russ. nogote …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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