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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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Rarebit with mushroom and bacon (ser ves four) Ingredients: 8 slices of fresh brioche (approximately 1 inch thick); 8 medium field mushrooms; 8 slices of smoked back bacon For the rarebit: 5 free range egg yolks; 100ml of guinness; pinch of paprika; 400 g block of mature cheddar cheese; 2 tsp of dijon mustard; 1 whole free range egg Method: To make the rarebit, cut the cheese into cubes and place in a glass bowl over a pan of gently boiling water.
Really, if you need a serving suggestion for cream crackers, then you probably shouldn''t be allowed the knife to cut the cheese anyway.
No one likes to talk about this, it being impolitic and all, and Lord knows I'm no politician, but the fact of the matter is folks up that way cut the cheese more than most.