Definitions for cutpurseˈkʌtˌpɜrs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cut•purseˈkʌtˌpɜrs(n.)

  1. Archaic. a pickpocket.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of cutpurse:

1325–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pickpocket, cutpurse, dip(noun)

    a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places

Wiktionary

  1. cutpurse(Noun)

    A thief who steals from others' purses or pockets in public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cutpurse(noun)

    one who cuts purses for the sake of stealing them or their contents (an act common when men wore purses fastened by a string to their girdles); one who steals from the person; a pickpocket

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