a simple form of brilliant cut, having eight facets above and eight facets below the girdle, as well as the table, and usually a culet. Also called eight cut, Old English cut.
Pronunciation: (sing'gul kut'), [key]
noting a file having a series of parallel cutting ridges in one direction only. Cf. double-cut.
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