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Clip (klĭp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clipped (klĭpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Clipping.] [OE. cluppen, clippen, to embrace, AS. clyran to embrace, clasp; cf. OHG. kluft tongs, shears, Icel, kl&ymacr_;pa to pinch, squeeze, also OE. clippen to cut, shear, Dan. klippe to clip, cut, SW. & Icel. klippa.] 1. To embrace, hence; to encompass.
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O . . . that Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee about,
Would bear thee from the knowledge of thyself.
Shak.
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2. To cut off; as with shears or scissors; as, to clip the hair; to clip coin.
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Sentenced to have his ears clipped. Macaulay.
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3. To curtail; to cut short.
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All my reports go with the modest truth;
No more nor clipped, but so.
Shak.
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In London they clip their words after one manner about the court, another in the city, and a third in the suburbs. Swift.
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Clip (klĭp), v. i. To move swiftly; -- usually with indefinite it.
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Straight flies as chek, and clips it down the wind. Dryden.
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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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