Definition of Scissoring

1. Verb. (present participle of scissor) ¹



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Definition of Scissoring

1. scissor [v] - See also: scissor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scissoring

scissil
scissile
scissils
scission
scissions
scissiparity
scissor
scissor-tailed
scissor gait
scissor grip
scissor kick
scissor kicks
scissorbill
scissorbills
scissored
scissoring (current term)
scissorlike
scissors
scissors-shadow
scissors-tailed
scissors crossover
scissors grip
scissors hold
scissors kick
scissorsbill
scissorstail
scissorstails
scissortail
scissortailed flycatcher
scissortails

Literary usage of Scissoring

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"Those keen incisors were scissoring away—a full leaf at a time ! She had even filched a five-dollar note out of the pouch of the book ..."

2. The Bookman (1908)
"... and into these envelopes he industriously pops the proceeds of his careful reading and scissoring of the newspapers. When one of the envelopes reaches a ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... limbs may actually cross over (scissoring). Flexion can be severe enough to maintain the heels drawn up against the buttocks. The resultant inability to ..."

4. Famous Americans of Recent Times by James Parton (1867)
"There was not much scissoring in it, — the scissors have never been much esteemed in the Herald office, — but the little that there was all told upon the ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural TasteGardening (1855)
"If I were to lay down three comprehensive rules for a new beginner, I would say, give your grapes plenty of scissoring. While the bleak winds of spring ..."

6. Famous Americans of Recent Times by James Parton (1867)
"There was not much scissoring in it, — the scissors have never been much esteemed in the Herald office, — but the little that there was all told upon the ..."

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