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  • n. A hand tool resembling pliers, intended for cutting wires.


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  • Sometime earlier, an American diplomat no one can quite recall anymore whether it was Don Downs or Tom Rogers had taken wire cutters to that fence and made a hole large enough for human passage.

    Enemies of the People

  • Tiny climbed out again and cleared the way again, and when he got back into the car, dumping the wire cutters onto the carpet-covered storage space in back, he said, “I might as well go underwater this time.

    Drowned Hopes


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