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clip
clip
clip1 [klip]
vt.
clipped, clipping [ME clippen < ON klippa]
1. to cut or cut off with shears or scissors
2. to cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
3.
a) to cut short
b) to shorten by omitting syllables, letters, etc.
4. to cut the hair of
5. to cut off the edge of (coins)
6. Informal to hit or punch with a quick, sharp blow
7. Slang to cheat or swindle, esp. by overcharging
vi.
1. to clip something
2. to move rapidly
n.
1. an act or instance of clipping
2. a thing clipped; specif., the amount of wool clipped from sheep at one time or in one season
3. a rapid pace
4. Film, TVFilm TV a sequence of film, videotape, etc., as a short selection taken from a longer feature or a brief piece inserted in a newscast
5. Informal a quick, sharp blow
6. CLIPPED FORM
——————
at a clip or at one clip
Informal on one particular occasion; at one particular time
clip2 [klip]
vi., vt.
clipped, clipping [ME clippen < OE clyppan, to embrace < IE * gleb- < base * gel-: see CLIMB]
1. to fasten with a clip or clips
2. Now Chiefly Dial. to hug; embrace closely
3. Football to block (an opponent who is not carrying the ball) from behind: an illegal act
n.
1. any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
2. CARTRIDGE CLIP
3. Obs. an embrace
4. Football an act of clipping

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