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offcut

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːfkʌt; ˈɒfkʌt/

Translation of offcut in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of leather fabric, paper, wood) recorte (masculine), trozo (masculine); (of meat) resto (masculine)
    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.

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