bicycle clip

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bicycle clip

n
one of a pair of clips worn around the ankles by cyclists to keep the trousers tight and out of the chain
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Noun1.bicycle clip - a clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain
clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
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Yet despite this latest St Andrew's letdown - now 14 games without a win in the league on home soil - Blues shouldn't go to the Den with the bicycle clips on.
He said: "I've decided to stick with Paul and Stevie so they will either be licking their lips or have the bicycle clips on but hopefully they will be licking their lips.
Most people opted for normal clothing: men tucked their trousers into their socks or wore bicycle clips and, at first, women could only comfortably ride tricycles which accommodated their voluminous skirts.
uk Picnic/barbecue - bicycle clips and cucumber sandwiches: Bike Week picnics and barbecues are always a popular choice.
uk Picnic/barbecue - - bicycle clips and cucumber sandwiches: Bike Week picnics and barbecues are always a popular choice.
He had a pouch containing cash in his possession, a looking glass and bicycle clips.
The second race up is the Arkle and this is the one that will have us reaching for the bicycle clips for our trousers.
ANORTH East solicitor is swapping legal manuals for a pair of bicycle clips as he puts the wheels in motion to take on Europe.
Answers on page 26 Wit and wisdom 'I had to put my bicycle clips on to stop the runs going from my rear into my shoes' The charming description given by bookmaker Barry Dennis on taking a bet of pounds 80,000 at 6-4 from JP McManus on his Baracouda winning the 2005 World Hurdle.
Still a byword for reliability and value, backed by VW they now make cars that also look good enough not to have the discerning motorist dusting off his bicycle clips or running for the bus rather than be seen behind the wheel.
One participant was banned for life after concealing worms in his trouser legs to sprinkle on the ground - "we got suspicious when we saw him wearing bicycle clips," the Telegraph quoted championship organiser Mike Forster.
Having arrived safely, your kids are given nature study lessons by Mr Bicycle Clips.