Definition of Cutlases
1. cutlas [n] - See also: cutlas
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutlases
Literary usage of Cutlases
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Old Merchant Marine: A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1919)
"... CHAPTER III OUT cutlases AND BOARD! SALEM was the foremost privateering port of the Revolution, and from this pleasant harbor, long since deserted by ..."
2. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1851)
"Are yoor pistols loaded, and your cutlases sharp?" he then asked. The crew again answered in the affirmative. " Shove off, then ! Oars! Let fall ! Give way! ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1853)
"of the pirates, all exhibiting firearms, and some cutlases. They were well dressed, but some wore disguises, such as crape over their faces, ..."