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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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Another singer cutting loose is JON FRATELLI who has released his debut solo album Psycho Jukebox.
Good conditions are forecast and it would be no surprise to see both teams cutting loose early on.
Darren Fleary's side were the dominant force for much of the contest, building up a 24-16 interval lead before cutting loose in the second half.
But if cutting loose seems more attractive, maybe this one has come to The End.