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Related topics: Weapons
cutlasscut‧lass /ˈkʌtləs/ noun [countable]  PMWa short sword with a curved blade, used by sailors or pirates in the past
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cutlassPangas were the big cutlasses they used for agriculture-and the violent settling of a quarrel.Some held bloody cutlasses drooping in their hands.A swarthy fellow with ringlets was taking a slash at her with a heavy cutlass.
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