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 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 stone — noun : stone dressed smooth with a chisel or saw * * * Masonry. a stone or stonework dressed to a relatively fine finish with tools other than hammers. [1800 10] * * * cut stone, stone cut or chiseled to a particular shape, for use as keystone,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut stone — Masonry. a stone or stonework dressed to a relatively fine finish with tools other than hammers. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Stone carving — is an ancient activity where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by the controlled removal of stone. Owing to the permanence of the material, evidence can be found that even the earliest societies indulged in some form of stone work.Work… …   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 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

  • stone — stonable, stoneable, adj. stoneless, adj. stonelessness, n. stonelike, adj. stoner, n. /stohn/, n., pl. stones for 1 5, 7 19, stone for 6, adj., adv., v., stoned, stoning. n …   Universalium

  • cut — I. verb (cut; cutting) Etymology: Middle English cutten Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument b. to hurt the feelings of c. to strike sharply with a cutting effect d …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cut —    Oki, hō oki, moku, mō, mokumoku, momokū, mokuhia, kālai, kaha; kua (as a tree); mahele, ako, ai kepa, ho olepe; pa ipa i (as a plant or the hair); ō ō (as in bloodletting); ka akepa (at an angle); ōpaka (in evenly matched vertical facets);… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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