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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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But chief executive Richard Bowker today warned this may not be enough to prevent cuts across the company.
But Morrisons - whose latest campaign is fronted by singer Lulu - hit back, saying its cuts across its range were "about giving great value on the whole shopping basket rather than parts of it.
Rugby Cement also said that it will be making job cuts across its UK sites.
Today, Broadway still cuts across the city, assuming different personalities as it passes through different sections: An important address in the financial district; a "Main Street" of the new garment center.
Bloomberg is calling for deep cuts across all programs in what he calls "a spread your pain, no sacred cow" proposal.
Both a female institution and a commercial business, the beauty shop in the United States cuts across lines of class and race to illustrate multiple connections between work force participation, entrepreneurship, professionalization, and the creation of fashions in appearance as these factors relate to gender.
Rather, it cuts across denominational lines; attention to this inclusive notion of spirituality should affect the ministry and missions of the Catholic Church by creating a sensitivity to and appreciation for "God-given" cultural diversity.
Route 93 where it cuts across Salish and Kootenai tribal land in western Montana.
The authors also make it clear that assistive technology does not belong to any specific field or discipline; rather, it cuts across nearly all professions in rehabilitation and special education.