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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of clip.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An occasional spelling, formerly the common spelling, of clipped, preterit and past participle of clip.


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  • I have clipt the bunnies mostly on schedule and have many pounds to work with.

    Add 2 cups water.

  • Kitteh nawt want braynz tu fawl owt of eer, sew clipt eer clowsd, aifink.

    Its a big scary world out - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • I try not to denude them when the temps are below freezing, but today has been near 60! so clipt Kelly Bob and Tutu.

    Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

  • Then clipt and clung about his breast enveiled in darkling room.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • My lover lay the Night with me and clipt me with his right,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then I saw there was no great wound anywhere upon me; but only an utter bruising; and I found upon my right leg that there was a sharp and hairy claw clipt about it; but the armour had saved me from harm of the horrid thing; so that I did but kick it free with my left foot, and thence into the fire-hole.

    The Night Land

  • In half an hour they were down and up across the valley again, under the few low ashes clipt flat by the sea-breeze which stood round the lonely gate of Chapel.

    Westward Ho!

  • London just now by teaching this very art of fence; and is as likely to have his mortal thread clipt in a tavern brawl, as thy

    Westward Ho!

  • One brown knoll alone breaks the waste, and on it a few leafless wind-clipt oaks stretch their moss-grown arms, like giant hairy spiders, above a desolate pool which crisps and shivers in the biting breeze, while from beside its brink rises a mournful cry, and sweeps down, faint and fitful, amid the howling of the wind.

    Westward Ho!

  • I've clipt a few ahead of time I usually clip them every three months as their wool grows at least an inch a month.

    Archive 2007-06-25


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