Cut off (one's) nose to spite (one's) face legal definition of cut off (one's) nose to spite (one's) face
cut (redirected from cut off (one's) nose to spite (one's) face)
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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.