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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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If eighth-placed Howell misses the cut, three of the following has to happen: Poulter 30th, McGinley 11th, Remesy fourth, Haeggman and Jacobson third, Davis second, Jacquelin or McDowell first.
I hope she misses the cut because I don't want to have a woman beat me.
If ninth-placed Poulter misses the cut two of the following has to happen for him to miss out: McGinley 29th, Remesy sixth, Haeggman and Jacobson fourth, Davis third, Jacquelin second, McDowell first.