from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together.


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  • My Bicycle As Avram instructed us, my bicycle grew from a paper clip embryo, spent some sullen time as a clothes hanger adolescent, and has now reached its immortal phase,

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