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pinking shears

noun plural

Simple Definition of pinking shears

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pinking shears

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

Circa 1939

First Known Use of pinking shears

circa 1939

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to criticize in a loud and angry way

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