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paper clip

n.
A wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together.
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pa′per clip`


n.
1. a flat clip that holds sheets of paper between two loops.
2. a spring clamp for holding papers.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paper clip - a wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper togetherpaper clip - a wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"
clip - any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
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