clipped


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cut or trimmed by clipping

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(of speech) having quick short sounds

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I clipped along, and all of a sudden I bounded right on to the ashes of a camp fire that was still smoking.
When she had passed through the shrubbery gate she found herself in great gardens, with wide lawns and winding walks with clipped borders.
It opened to the ground, and looked into a most miserable corner of the neglected garden, upon a rank ruin of cabbage-stalks, and one box tree that had been clipped round long ago, like a pudding, and had a new growth at the top of it, out of shape and of a different colour, as if that part of the pudding had stuck to the saucepan and got burnt.
He had planted me by him like a tree, but he meant to keep me clipped like a bush.
and let the poor Basilio die, Basilio whose poverty clipped the wings of his happiness, and brought him to the grave