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bulldog clip

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a clip for holding papers together, consisting of two T-shaped metal clamps held in place by a cylindrical spring
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Noun1.bulldog clip - a clip with a spring that closes the metal jawsbulldog clip - a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws
clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
clip lead - a short piece of wire with alligator clips on both ends
jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
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trays, PS14, Next Water bottle, PS8, Neon Sheep Bulldog clips, PS3.50, Typo at ASOS E-Coffee cup, PS11, Paperchase Magazine holder, PS2, Primark B N BARGAIN BUY Organising your weeks has never been easier with this handy desk addition.
? ASKED the shopkeeper: "Have you any bulldog clips?" "No," he replied, "but I've got a nice video of a Yorkshire terrier." ?
Make a moveable picture display by hanging interplanetary prints from bulldog clips. Don't want to make holes in the wall?
Performing openheart surgery on myself with a Stanley knife, a bicycle pump and a pair of bulldog clips? No.
"It has been folded up so I've had to flatten it in a humidity chamber using lots of bulldog clips and elastic bands.
In the right-hand window, magazines hang from bulldog clips on a length of string.
Use bulldog clips to hold the paper on the table as you paste.
Instead, twist them, fold them over, and clip them closed with the bulldog clips.
At the foot of the stands, level with the winning post, a woman was working herself into such a frenzy of ecstasy that the course executive, had they had the presence of mind to perform the judicious application of two bulldog clips, would have been able to turn on the floodlights at the track without the usual rifling of the petty-cash tin for 50p for the meter.
As someone who loves stationery (and someone who now should be in aversion therapy; there's nothing clever about coveting and hoarding coloured pens, bulldog clips and graph paper), the Winfield collection school and office oddments was the bee's knees.