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Clip meaning

clip - 15 dictionary results

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

clip - examples of usage

  1. " Just so," he said, with a sharp clip of his powerful jaws.
  2. We can fix it so's to get rid of two birds at a clip.
  3. The odd thing was that none of the station officials seemed to interfere with the behaviour of her cousins until the ticket collector, from having had most of his tickets knocked out of his hand, lost his temper momentarily and aimed a blow at Ethelred with his clip.
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