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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shears for clipping hair, especially that of horses.


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  • She part-turned, gave him no more than a casual glance, pointed her clipping-shears southward.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame Various, 1973

  • Anne is to be found in the rose garden with clipping-shears and a basket.

    The Port of Missing Men Meredith Nicholson 1906

  • Nature herself is untidy, and in a garden she ought to come first, and Art with her brooms and clipping-shears follow humbly behind.

    The Solitary Summer Elizabeth von Arnim 1903


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