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lathe a machine for shaping a piece of wood, metal, or other hard material. The lathe holds and spins the material while another cutting tool is held against it.
mangle1 to damage badly by cutting, crushing, or tearing apart.
mutilate to destroy by cutting or tearing off a necessary part. [1/2 definitions]
pliers a tool that has a pair of jaws connected to handles and is used for holding, bending, or cutting things.
plow a heavy farm tool that has a wide blade and is pulled by a tractor or strong animal. Plows are used for turning over and cutting through soil. [1/5 definitions]
saw1 a tool with a thin metal blade that has sharp teeth along the edge. Saws are used for cutting hard materials such as wood or metal. [1/2 definitions]
scissors a tool used for cutting. Scissors are made up of two blades that are joined so that their edges may be opened and closed.
scythe a tool that has a long handle with a long, curved blade attached to the end at a right angle. It is used for cutting grass or harvesting grain by hand.
shave to remove by cutting with a razor. [1/4 definitions]
siege a military act of surrounding a city or base, attacking it, and cutting off supplies. The goal of a siege is to force the city or fort to surrender.
slice to take from a larger portion by cutting (sometimes followed by "off," "from," or "away"). [1/6 definitions]
slip2 a cutting from a plant. [1/3 definitions]
stamp a tool used for stamping or for cutting out uniform shapes. [1/10 definitions]
template a pattern used as a guide for cutting or drawing. Templates are usually made of thin metal, wood, or plastic.
trim to make neat or orderly by cutting or clipping away some parts. [2/8 definitions]
whittle to reduce the size of by, or as if by, cutting (usually followed by "down" or "away"). [1/2 definitions]
wound1 to injure or harm by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin. [1/3 definitions]