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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