The cut-off is said to be "on" when turned up and "off" when turned down.
Don't you see that there are a dozen crocodiles at the mouth of that cut-off, mother?
There's been a cut-off in that section, and Vicksburg is left out in the cold.
It was one thousand and forty after the American Bend cut-off.
Both of these river towns have been retired to the country by that cut-off.