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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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Curtis chased away children and refused to use power tools, cutting dead wood with a pull saw.
Finally, you can also help natural predators like ladybirds, hoverflies and beetles to survive the winter by not cutting dead stems and seed heads until spring.
Failing that, please don't award them with something law abiding youngsters would love to do, give them community service, let them help out when the fire service are cutting dead people from cars, let them help out on late-night shifts in casualty, let them help out collecting rubbish from our streets.