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cuttyhunk

[kuht-ee-huhngk] /ˈkʌt iˌhʌŋk/
noun
1.
a twisted, linen fishline, especially one laid by hand.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; named after Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts
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