Definition of Pair of scissors

1. Noun. An edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades.

Exact synonyms: Scissors
Terms within: Blade
Specialized synonyms: Clipper, Shears, Snuffers
Generic synonyms: Compound Lever, Edge Tool
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pair Of Scissors

paiock
paiocke
paiockes
paiocks
paipo
pair bond
pair creation
pair formation
pair of pants
pair of pincers
pair of pliers
pair of scissors (current term)
pair of specs
pair of spectacles
pair of stairs
pair of tongs
pair of tweezers
pair of underwear
pair of virginals
pair off
pair production
pair programming
pair rule gene
pair up
pairbreaking
paire

Literary usage of Pair of scissors

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1. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1884)
"337 ) as close to the margin of the cornea as possible, and a small opening made through it by means of a rather blunt-pointed pair of scissors ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"Why, you see," said Holman, " Mother had been for a long time wishing the Old Red Rover would come around, for every pair of scissors in the house was as ..."

3. First Steps in Mental Growth: A Series of Studies in the Psychology of Infancy by David R. Major (1906)
"Learning to use a pair of scissors. — In the last week of the twenty-sixth month I tried to teach R. to use a pair of scissors. ..."

4. First Steps in Mental Growth: A Series of Studies in the Psychology of Infancy by David R. Major (1906)
"Learning to use a pair of scissors. — In the last week of the twenty-sixth month I tried to teach R. to use a pair of scissors. ..."

5. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1851)
"What would they have thought if some one had stepped up with a pair of scissors, and cut half a yard from the ribbon on their hats, merely because it was ..."

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