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Definition of clip:

  1. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip.
  2. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc.
  3. A cutting; a shearing.
  4. A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
  5. A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc.
  6. 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.
  7. A rapid gait.
  8. An embrace.
  9. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree.
  10. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool.
  11. To curtail; to cut short.
  12. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.
  13. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
  14. To move swiftly; - usually with indefinite it.


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