Cuttle
Cuttle \Cut"tle\ (k?t"t'l), n. [OF. cultel, coltel, coutel, fr. L. cultellus. See {Cutlass}.] A knife. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cuttle — Cut tle (k[u^]t t l), Cuttlefish Cut tle*fish ( f[i^]sh ), n. [OE. codule, AS. cudele; akin to G. kuttelfish; cf. G. k[ o]tel, D. keutel, dirt from the guts, G. kuttel bowels, entrails. AS. cwi[thorn] womb, Goth. qi[thorn]us belly, womb.] 1. (Zo[ …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuttle — Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including Cottle, Cottell, Cuttle, Cuttell, Cuthill, Cutill, and Cuttall, this is an English surname, but of pre medieval French origins. It is occupational and may describe a maker of chainmail, a type of… …   Surnames reference

  • cuttle — n. = CUTTLEFISH. Phrases and idioms: cuttle bone the internal shell of the cuttlefish crushed and used for polishing teeth etc. or as a supplement to the diet of a cage bird. Etymology: OE cudele, ME codel, rel. to cod bag, with ref. to its ink… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuttle — cuttle1 /kut l/, n. 1. cuttlefish. 2. cuttlebone. [bef. 1000; late ME codel, OE cudele (replaced in the 16th century by CUTTLEFISH and subsequently reshortened)] cuttle2 /kut l/, v.t., cuttled, cuttling. Textiles. 1. to fold (cloth) face to face… …   Universalium

  • cuttle — cut·tle || kÊŒtl n. cephalopod having an internal shell with large eyes and ten arms furnished with denticulated suckers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuttle — noun a cuttlefish. Origin OE cudele cuttlefish , of Gmc origin; related to codd bag , with ref. to its ink bag …   English new terms dictionary

  • cuttle — cut·tle …   English syllables

  • Cuttle Brook — is a Local Nature Reserve in Thame, Oxfordshire, England. The site is located off Southern Road recreation ground in the town and is maintained by the Cuttle Brook Conservation Volunteers. See also List of Local Nature Reserves in England… …   Wikipedia

  • cuttle-fish — see cuttle n.1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuttle bone — Cut tle bone (b[=o]n ). The shell or bone of cuttlefishes, used for various purposes, as for making polishing powder, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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