Green’s Dictionary of Slang

cuttle n.

[obs. OF coutel (mod. Fr. couteau); ult. Lat. cultellum, a knife]

a knife.

[UK]Greene Disputation Betweene a Hee and a Shee Conny-Catcher in Grosart (1881–3) X 169: One of the Conning Nippes about the Towne, came vnto a poore Cutler to haue a Cuttle made [...] and not aboue three inches would hee haue both the knife and the haft in length.