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scissor

[siz-er] /ˈsɪz ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cut or clip out with scissors.
2.
to eliminate or eradicate from a text; expunge:
testimony scissored from the record.
verb (used without object)
3.
to move one's body or legs like the blades of scissors:
a gymnast scissoring over the bar.
noun
4.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; v. use of singular of scissors
Related forms
unscissored, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scissor

scissor

/ˈsɪzə/
noun
1.
(modifier) of or relating to scissors: a scissor blade
verb
2.
to cut (an object) with scissors
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Word Origin and History for scissor
v.

1610s, "to cut with scissors;" 1961 with reference to leg motions (in the wrestling sense it is attested from 1968); see scissors. Related: Scissored; scissoring.

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