Definition of Cutty Sark in English:

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Cutty Sark

Pronunciation: /ˌkəti ˈsärk/
The only survivor of the British tea clippers, launched in 1869 and now preserved as a museum ship at Greenwich, London.

Origin

From Robert Burns's Tam o' Shanter, a poem about a Scottish farmer chased by a young witch who wore only her “cutty sark” (= short shift).

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Syllabification: Cut·ty Sark

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