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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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Not-so-sunny Californians Nekrogoblikon complete the bill, their vocalist Nicholas Von Doom cutting to the chase by declaring: "The show's gonna be ill, dope and rad, ya dig?
He also asked if playing sport had cut the amount of time they spent playing video games, before cutting to the chase as the prospect of shooting a few hoops was raised, joking: "You think I should play with you?
Cutting to the chase, Mike Huckabee is right in that Portman is a role modelshe's just not a role model he likes.