sheep shears

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of sheep shears

: a shears with broad flat blades forming the two ends of an elastic steel bow by means of which they open automatically when released from the closing pressure of the hand

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“Sheep shears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheep%20shears. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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