toe clip
Clip Clip, n. 1. An embrace. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. A cutting; a shearing. [1913 Webster]

3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season's crop of wool. [1913 Webster]

4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc. [1913 Webster]

5. An embracing strap for holding parts together; the iron strap, with loop, at the ends of a whiffletree. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

6. (Far.) A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; -- called also {toe clip} and {beak}. --Youatt. [1913 Webster]

7. A blow or stroke with the hand; as, he hit him a clip. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]

8. (Mach.) A part, attachment, or appendage, for seizing, clasping, or holding, an object, as a cable, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

9. (Angling) A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

10. A rapid gait. ``A three-minute clip.'' --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • beak — Clip Clip, n. 1. An embrace. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. A cutting; a shearing. [1913 Webster] 3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season s crop of wool. [1913 Webster] 4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toeclip — toeˈclip noun An attachment to a bicycle pedal that holds the toe and thus the foot, firm • • • Main Entry: ↑toe …   Useful english dictionary

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