Clip

Clip

, n. 1. An embrace. Sir P. Sidney.
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2. A cutting; a shearing.
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3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.
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4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
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5. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree. Knight.
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6. (Far.) A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; -- called also toe clip and beak. Youatt.
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7. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip. [Colloq. U. S.]
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8. (Mach.) A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
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9. (Angling) A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
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10. A rapid gait. "A three-minute clip." Kipling.
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