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paper-clip

[pey-per-klip] /ˈpeɪ pərˈklɪp/
verb (used with object), paper-clipped, paper-clipping.
1.
to fasten together with one or more paper clips:
Paper-clip these letters and file them.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for paperclip

paperclip

/ˈpeɪpəˌklɪp/
noun
1.
a clip for holding sheets of paper together, esp one made of bent wire
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