paper cutter

noun

Definition of paper cutter 

2 : a machine or device for cutting or trimming sheets of paper to required dimensions

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So forego the saws and rent a manual laminate-flooring cutter, which resembles a giant, guillotine-style paper cutter. Joesph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "8 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring," 26 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of paper cutter

1771, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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