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cuttle1

[kuht-l] /ˈkʌt l/
noun
Origin
late Middle English
1000
before 1000; late Middle English codel, Old English cudele (replaced in the 16th century by cuttlefish and subsequently reshortened)

cuttle2

[kuht-l] /ˈkʌt l/
verb (used with object), cuttled, cuttling. Textiles.
1.
to fold (cloth) face to face after finishing.
2.
to allow (cloth) to lie without further treatment after fulling, milling, scouring, etc.
Origin
1535-45; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for cuttle

cuttle

/ˈkʌtəl/
noun
1.
short for cuttlefish, cuttlebone
2.
little cuttle, a small cuttlefish, Sepiola atlantica, often found on beaches
Word Origin
Old English cudele; related to Old High German kiot bag, Norwegian dialect kaule cuttle, Old English codd bag
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