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- n. Plural form of nipper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Small pinchers for holding, breaking, or cutting.
- n.pl. A device with fingers or jaws for seizing an object and holding or conveying it; as, in a printing press, a clasp for catching a sheet and conveying it to the form.
- n.pl. A number of rope-yarns wound together, used to secure a cable to the messenger.
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