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verb (used with object), pa·per-clipped, pa·per-clip·ping.
  1. to fasten together with one or more paper clips: Paper-clip these letters and file them.
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Origin of paper-clip

First recorded in 1960–65

paper clip

  1. a flat wire or plastic clip shaped so that it can hold sheets of paper between two of its loops.
  2. a spring clamp for holding papers.
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Origin of paper clip

First recorded in 1870–75
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