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scissors
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scissors
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scis·sor  audio  (szr) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
scis·sored, scis·sor·ing, scis·sors
To cut or clip with scissors or shears.
NOUN:
  1. scissors(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A cutting implement consisting of two blades joined by a swivel pin that allows the cutting edges to be opened and closed.
  2. scissors(used with a sing. verb) Sports
    1. Any of various gymnastic exercises or jumps in which the movement of the legs suggests the opening and closing of scissors.
    2. A scissors hold.

ETYMOLOGY:
From alteration (influenced by Latin scissor, cutter), of Middle English sisours, scissors from Old French cisoires, from Vulgar Latin *csria, from Late Latin, pl. of csrium, cutting instrument, from Latin caesus, -csus, past participle of caedere, to cut; see ka-id- in Indo-European roots



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