Two men he shot down, and ran another through with his cutlass before he received a severe wound, disabling his sword-arm.
To keep their piece, pistols, and cutlass clean, and fit for service.
Those who had landed with the kegs were all armed with pistol and cutlass, and the countrymen had heavy sticks and bludgeons.
I wonder how much it would cost a fellow to buy a cutlass—a real one?
He had a cutlass, and they had wooden lances; with which, being many of them, they were too hard for him.
The admiral had drawn the cutlass of Pedro Lafitte, and was darting upon him.
The two adversaries now confronted each other, cutlass in hand.
He had a cutlass and they had wooden lances, with which, being many of them, they were too hard for him.
“They are not much accustomed to having prisoners,” he said, with a half-laugh, as he replaced the cutlass beneath the table.
It was an awful rush, but Hockins stood like a rock with the cutlass pointed.
1590s, from Middle French coutelas (16c.), probably from Italian coltellaccio "large knife" (with augmentative suffix -accio), from coltello "knife," from Latin cultellus "small knife," diminutive of culter "knife, plowshare," from PIE *kel-tro-, from root *(s)kel- "to cut" (see scale (n.1)).