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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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By tapping into the expertise and experience of our participants, we want to see if the plan cuts the mustard.
If the Yanks can produce brilliant stand-up comediennes (Rivers, Rita Rudner, Roseanne), how come only Victoria Wood cuts the mustard here?
A MOUNTAIN bike with back-up battery power has passed its tests with the police on the level streets of London, but now it's to be tested in Wales to see if it really cuts the mustard.