"Cutty sark" is Scots for a short chemise or short undergarment; see Cutty-sark (witch).

Cutty-sark or Cutty Sark usually refers to:
* Cutty-sark (witch), a fictional character created by Robert Burns in his comic poem "Tam o' Shanter", also referred to in the Scottish idiom "Well done, Cutty-sark!"
* "Cutty Sark", a tea clipper built in Scotland, named after Burns' character

Cutty Sark can also refer to:
*Cutty Sark (whisky), a brand of Scotch whisky named after the ship
*Cutty Sark (band), a German heavy metal band
*"Cutty Sark" (short story), a Soviet-era short story in Russian
*Cutty Sark DLR station, a station on the Docklands Light Railway, near the ship
*Saro Cutty Sark, a British flying boat of the 1920s.

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