from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Shears with notched blades, used to finish edges of cloth with a zigzag cut for decoration or to prevent raveling or fraying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pair of scissors with zigzag cutting edges, used to cut fabric: the zigzag edge helps keep the fabric from fraying.
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