bulldog clip

bulldog clips
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A bulldog clip is a metal clip with a spring lever that opens and closes two flat pieces of metal. It is used for holding papers together. [BRIT]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Bulldog clip — Bulldog .clip n trademark BrE a small metal object that shuts tightly to hold papers together …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bulldog clip — ► NOUN Brit. trademark ▪ a sprung metal device with two flat plates, used to hold papers together …   English terms dictionary

  • bulldog clip — noun a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws • Syn: ↑alligator clip • Hypernyms: ↑clip • Part Holonyms: ↑clip lead • Part Meronyms: ↑jaw * * * a spring clamp with long, narrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bulldog clip — A BULLDOG clip is a clip manufactured under the BULLDOG trade mark owned by Setten IXL Limited. The device is commonly used for temporarily binding sheets of paper together and a popular range is one which consists of a rectangular sheet of… …   Wikipedia

  • bulldog clip — UK / US Word forms bulldog clip : singular bulldog clip plural bulldog clips trademark British a small object used for keeping papers together …   English dictionary

  • bulldog clip — /ˈbʊldɒg klɪp/ (say booldog klip) noun a type of spring operated clip, originally having teeth like serrations to hold papers, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • bulldog clip — a spring clamp with long, narrow jaws, for holding papers together. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • bulldog clip — noun Brit. trademark a sprung metal device with two flat plates that close to hold papers together …   English new terms dictionary

  • bulldog clip — noun BrE (C) a small metal object that shuts tightly to hold papers together …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clip — clip1 [klıp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for fastening)¦ 2¦(film)¦ 3¦(gun)¦ 4 at a good/rapid/fast etc clip 5¦(cut)¦ 6 a clip round the ear/earhole 7¦(newspaper)¦ 8 $100/50 cents etc a clip ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1,3,8; Date: 1400 1500; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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