pinking shears

pinking shears

noun plural

: scissors with special blades that make an edge with many sharp points when they cut cloth

Full Definition of PINKING SHEARS

:  shears with a saw-toothed inner edge on the blades for making a zigzag cut

First Known Use of PINKING SHEARS

circa 1939


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