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Cutter number

[kuht-er] /ˈkʌt ər/
noun, Library Science.
1.
a code combining decimal numbers with letters from an author's surname, used in an alphabetizing system.
Origin
after Charles A. Cutter (1837-1903), U.S. librarian, whose classification system had a similar feature
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