Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CUTLACK, CUTLICH, n. “Impertinent or impudent talk” (Abd.7 1925; Abd.9 1941, cutlich). Abd. 1928  Abd. Weekly Jnl. (16 Aug.) 6/4:
I've fyles gotten some gey cutlack in ma time fae fowk 'at maybe didna ken me ava.

[Origin obscure, but cf. Cut, n.1, 2, and Cuttit.]

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