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clipping

verb
present participle of clip

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1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • a mother who's sad to see her little boy's curls clipped for the first time

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The first known use of clipping was in the 15th century

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“Clipping.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clipping. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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