foot cut

seat cut

seat cut
A horizontal cut at the lower end of a rafter so that it may rest securely on the edge of a horizontal timber such as a wall plate; also see illustration for bird’s mouth.
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Joe Root, in his first innings at Headingley since being appointed England Test captain, looked in ominous touch in reaching 21 but then steered a back foot cut straight to Dane Vilas at backward point to hand McLaren his third wicket.
She researched the estate's early history as the property of the monks of Newminster Abbey, Morpeth, who were granted the land by Ordinal de Umframville with the stipulation that "the dogs to be used by the monks on the Pastures of Alwent and Kidland should have one foot cut off; that my game may have peace".
7, 10 and 22) Nick and Hank investigate the murder of a man who was found with his foot cut off, apparently as part of some Wesen ritual for good luck.
CARING Brooke Chisholm had more than a foot cut off her hair to make wigs for children with cancer.
Farid said that Allah says "The recompense of those who make war against Allah and His Messenger and spread corruption in the land is that they are to be killed or crucified, or have their hand and a foot cut off on opposite sides, or be expelled from the land.
If the people would not accept Islam, they either would be murdered, maimed by having one hand and one foot cut off on opposite sides of their bodies, or they would pay taxes to Muhammad in order to live.
He was dissuaded from actual killing, however, and instead had Melor's right hand and left foot cut off (wow, nice).
On September 10, five men accused of robbery each had a hand and foot cut off.
When Geet had his only remaining foot cut off by the oncoming train, it was obviously a metaphor for the abuses of unchecked governmental power.
Raoul Moat's gun, which was shown in court for the first time yesterday, above, had a foot cut off the length of the barrel to widen the spread of shot.
Hussey played the back foot cut with aplomb and struck 10 boundaries in his two hours and 27 minute innings.
In June, Al-Shabaab officials in one of the group's Mogadishu strongholds ordered four teenagers to each have a hand and a foot cut off as punishments for robbery.