Definition of Cutthroats

1. Noun. (plural of cutthroat) ¹



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Definition of Cutthroats

1. cutthroat [n] - See also: cutthroat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutthroats

cuts up
cutscene
cutscenes
cutset
cutsets
cuttable
cuttage
cuttages
cutted
cutter
cutter-offer
cuttermen
cutters
cutteth
cutthroat
cutthroats
cuttie
cuttier
cutties
cuttiest
cutting
cutting-edge
cutting angle
cutting bait
cutting board
cutting boards
cutting down
cutting edge
cutting forceps
cutting implement

Literary usage of Cutthroats

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The National Parks Portfolio by United States National Park Service, Robert Sterling Yard (1921)
"Photograph by JE Haynes SI Paul Cutthroats FROM ONE TO THREE OR FOUR POUNDS ARE TAKEN IN LARGE NUMBERS AT THE YELLOWSTONE LAKE OUTLET Copyright by Gifford ..."

2. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Robbers and Cutthroats at New-Orleans.— Horible Act of Lynch Law at St. Louis.—Outrages attributable to Slavery.—Ad- dress of Judge Fox to the Grand Jury. ..."

3. Christian missions: their agents, their method, and their results by Thomas William M. Marshall (1862)
"If the account of Mr George Lount, a resident of Pitt river, be true, General Kibbe and all the cowardly band of cutthroats who accompanied him should be ..."

4. The Tragedie of Macbeth: A New Edition of Shakespere's Works with Critical by William Shakespeare, Mark Harvey Liddell (1903)
"To represent the murder of Banquo by cutthroats in the gloom of a night attack is an altogether different matter. To reject the passages, however, ..."

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