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  • He made no move to go, though, only sat staring down at his own hands, resting with blunt-tipped fingers splayed on his knees.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Bryce had a hard time getting the scissors around the edge of the cap, because they were blunt-tipped.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • Ava stood in his open doorway, peering down at him and tapping a blunt-tipped finger against her chin.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Not blunt-tipped fencing foils or sabres, but real, true weapons, the kind you saw depicted in gruesome battle scenes on woven tapestries or stained-glass windows.

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • They showed that the long-snouted species M. superciliosus and M. leedsi had rather straight, robust, blunt-tipped teeth that belonged to the ‘crunch’ feeding guild, while broad-skulled species like M. cultridens had slender, slightly compressed, carinate teeth (carinae = cutting edges) that belonged to the ‘pierce’ guild.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Its skull was slender-jawed and, while its many subconical teeth were blunt-tipped, it lacked the huge tribodont teeth of Phalarodon.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • You can also bring metal butter knives, knitting needles, blunt-tipped scissors, and toy weapons ( "if not realistic replicas") in your unchecked baggage.

    Boing Boing: January 16, 2005 - January 22, 2005 Archives

  • Adhesive bandages, sterile gauze, and adhesive tape, all in various sizes and widths, plus blunt-tipped scissors

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Ask your doctor or health-care provider for suggestions about what to keep in your first-aid kit in the way of antiseptics, emetics, bandages, tools such as tweezers or blunt-tipped scissors, medicines, painkillers, and the like.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Doctor Fentiman's syringes had very thick, blunt-tipped needle ends.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

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