/ (ˈkɜːbɪ) /
British a hairgrip consisting of a piece of metal bent over to form a tight clip and having the upper part ridged to prevent it slipping on the hair
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Word Origin for kirby grip
from Kerbigrip, trademark for the original such hairgrip
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