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clipshears

clipshear (ˈklɪpˌʃiːr)

/ (ˈklɪpˌʃiːrz) /
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noun
a Scot dialect name for an earwig
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Word Origin for clipshears

from the resemblance of the forceps at the tip of its abdomen to shears
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