from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An implement, consisting of a pair of plates opening and closing on a spring, by means of which papers may be clasped firmly, so as to be hung up or kept together.


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  • She went to the table and looked at his letter-clip with letters in it, and at his sealing-wax and his stamp-box, touching things and moving them a little, just for the sake of the contrast, not really noticing what she touched.

    The Captain's Doll

  • He took a letter-clip from one side of his table, and turned over several open letters in search of some particular document.

    Birds of Prey


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