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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The issue I want to highlight is of people cutting across lanes at traffic signals.
This is the dramatic moment a driver desperately forced his way onto a motorway's slip road before changing his mind and cutting across TWO hatched markings.
The video, compiled over a sixmonth period between May and November, shows a car cutting across a junction, narrowly missing another oncoming vehicle.
With its motion control technology, the software ensures the fastest, most accurate cutting across a wide range of materials.