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A professional swindler or thief: A gentle clip-artist, Abadaba robbed bookmakers as well as bettors (1940s+ Underworld)


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    [klip-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈklɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. a small having at the top a for holding papers and serving as a portable writing surface. /ˈklɪpˌbɔːd/ noun 1. a portable writing board with a spring clip at the top for holding paper 2. a temporary storage area in desktop publishing where text or graphics are held after […]

  • Clip-bond

    noun 1. a form of brickwork raking bond for a facing of all stretchers, in which the stretchers are tied in to the backing every few courses by diagonally set bricks that project from the backing into angles made by cutting off the concealed corners of the face brick.

  • Clip-clop

    [klip-klop] /ˈklɪpˌklɒp/ noun 1. . noun 1. the sound made by a horse’s hooves sound as of a horse’s hooves, 1884, imitative.

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    [klip-fed] /ˈklɪpˌfɛd/ adjective 1. (of a rifle) loading from a into the magazine. adjective 1. (of an automatic firearm) loaded from a cartridge clip

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