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offcut Line breaks: off¦cut
Pronunciation: /ˈɒfkʌt/

Definition of offcut in English:


A piece of waste material that is left behind after cutting a larger piece: a timber offcut offcuts of carpet
More example sentences
  • He also left behind a leather offcut with his name inscribed upon it, and may have owned the magnificent chamfron which was found nearby.
  • Also in the barrow ditches were woodchips and offcuts from the construction of the mound's timber revetment.
  • Poor old Sofia has been down to her local carpet warehouse and snapped up a few offcuts of a revolting cerise floor covering.

Words that rhyme with offcut

cross-cut • linocut • crew cut
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