cut (n.)
work-horse, nag
1H4 II.i.5[First Carrier to Ostler] I prithee ... beat Cut's saddle [here: proper name]
TN II.iii.180[Sir Toby to Sir Andrew, of Olivia] If thou hast her not i'the end, call me cut [here: term of abuse]
TNK III.iv.22[Gaoler's Daughter alone singing, probably of Palamon] He s' buy me a white cut, forth for to ride
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