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clipper

noun clip·per \ˈkli-pər\

: a device used for cutting something

: a person who clips something

: a very fast type of sailing ship that was used especially in the 1800s

Full Definition of CLIPPER

1
:  one that clips something
2
:  an implement for clipping especially hair, fingernails, or toenails —usually used in plural
3
a :  one that moves swiftly
b :  a fast sailing ship; especially :  one with long slender lines, an overhanging bow, tall masts, and a large sail area

First Known Use of CLIPPER

14th century

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