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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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Plus, Mrs Mop cuts to the chase on the best lawnmowers around.
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Those who know Cowen personally speak of a shrewd politician who cuts to the chase.