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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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So put on your dancing shoes and cut the rug to a host of dancefloor favourites.
The most significant was his attempt to cut the rug from under David Cameron.
CUTLINE: Diane McCorison of Millbury and dance partner Thomas Martin of Dracut cut the rug at the American Ballroom and Latin Dance Social held recently at Maironis Park in Shrewsbury.