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scissor

play
noun scis·sor \ ˈsi-zər \

Definition of scissor

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First Known Use of scissor

15th century


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scissor

verb

Definition of scissor

scissored; scissoring play \ˈsi-zə-riŋ, ˈsiz-riŋ\
transitive verb
:to cut, cut up, or cut off with scissors or shears
  • scissored the paper into strips

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First Known Use of scissor

circa 1625


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