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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cut"lass
A short, heavy, curving sword, used in the navy. See Curtal ax.

Etymology: F. coutelascf. It. coltellaccio), augm. fr. L. cuttellus a small knife, dim. of culter knife. See Colter, and cf. Curtal ax

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors

From Middle French coutelas, from Old French coutel (“knife”) + -as (augmentative suffix)

  1. (nautical) A short sword with a curved blade, and a convex edge; once used by sailors when boarding an enemy ship.
  2. A similarly shaped tool; a machete.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cutlass

Frankie Cutlass is a hip hop music, urban contemporary, dance music, and latin music (genre) dj, rapper, musician, writer, music producer, remixer, rapping, and remix. He has been prominent since 1987. Frankie was given the name Frank Javiel Malave on January 16th, 1971.


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Past life for Cutlass born Mar 15, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 425. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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