how to pronounce cutlass


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cutlass is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of cutlass


  1. A similarly shaped tool; a machete.
  2. A short sword with a curved blade, and a convex edge; once used by sailors when boarding an enemy ship.


  1. To cut back (vegetation) with a cutlass.

cutlass frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cutlass occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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