paper-clip

[pey-per-klip]
verb (used with object), paper-clipped, paper-clipping.
to fasten together with one or more paper clips: Paper-clip these letters and file them.

Origin:
1960–65

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paperclip (ˈpeɪpəˌklɪp)
 
n
a clip for holding sheets of paper together, esp one made of bent wire

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For example, the compound paperclip is composed of the stem paper and the stem clip.
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