Definition of Cutty Sark in English:

Cutty Sark

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Pronunciation: /ˌkʌtɪ ˈsɑːk
 
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  • 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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