kirby grip

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. kir,
  2. kir moab,
  3. kir royale,
  4. kirana,
  5. kirby,
  6. kirby-smith,
  7. kirby-smith, edmund,
  8. kirchhoff,
  9. kirchhoff's law,
  10. kirchhoff's laws

Word Origin for kirby grip

from Kerbigrip, trademark for the original such hairgrip

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