Definition of cutlass in English:
A short sword with a slightly curved blade, formerly used by sailors.
- Sailors' cutlasses, when carried on parade, always are hooked up to a belt.
- The crew snarled like roused curs, and some made as if to stand, hands clasping the hilts of cutlasses and swords, daggers and stilettos.
- Again, that's great stuff for kids - it's pirates, it's pistols, it's cutlasses, it's galleons and sloops and swords.
Definition of cutlass in:
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