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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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BEIRUT: Electricite du Liban Saturday warned of further electricity cuts across Lebanon if it does not receive funds from the Finance Ministry within a week.
The caption to today's photograph read: Workmen put the finishing touches to a new gateway which cuts across Appleby Street, North Shields, for access to storage buildings to be erected as part of the extensions to Smith's Dock.
The 32-year-old suffered a slash wound to his chest, while his 29-year-old companion was left with cuts across his upper abdomen and left shoulder.
Atul, Hindi writer of the film, said that the film cuts across the time and space.
Top programmes UTV Life, Insight and Late And Live were scrapped as part of massive regional cuts across the UK.
Millions of years ago the land that cuts across the entire length of Kenya, and extends north into Ethiopia and South into Tanzania, slowly moved apart.
Tis ignorance which cuts across, class occupation and wealth!
Warne has signed up for the inaugural Indian Premier League - which cuts across the start of the English domestic season - and, along with other commitments for the master leg-spinner, means the Australian veteran will miss much of the first half of this summer's campaign.
The wave of mill closures and massive job cuts across Northern Ontario's and Canada's forestry sector hasn't helped attract young people to take up forestry studies as a promising and stable career choice.
As bold patches on the exterior wall reveal parts of a jigsaw that formed the older house, a wafer-thin white steel staircase cuts across it diagonally, for ever blocking the old doorway.
They want the global car giant to spread any job cuts across its five European plants rather than hit one.
I think it involves a growing lack of respect and lack of involvement in civil life that cuts across all sorts of boundaries."