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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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Young BNP chairman Mark Collett said: ``To enter the competition children have to design a poster illustrating that racism cuts both ways and that, in fact, whites are the main victim of racist attacks.
This prosperity cuts both ways, as complaints of chronic stock outages have shown.
But that cuts both ways, because top performers have equally high expectations of their employers.
The rule cuts both ways because UK cattle would also lose their farm assurance if they were killed in other countries, and acquired so-called nomad status, but in current circumstances it is the British finisher that is being protected," said NBA director Kim Haywood.
On a day-to-day basis it cuts both ways, transmission and reception," he explains.
Professor Alan Dershowitz, author of 'Preemption: A Knife that Cuts Both Ways.
But that flexibility cuts both ways as employees of small businesses benefit from extra or extended leave they would never get at a large firm.
But that realism cuts both ways and more of their work is showing prisoners what they CAN achieve rather than in explaining what doors may be closed.
Needless to say, the argument that the other should just quit for the good of the country cuts both ways.
CUTS BOTH WAYS Handicaps are clearly going to provide Paul Cole's colt with easier pickings after his encouraging run at Leicester on Monday.