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Synonyms for scissors

an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades

a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze

a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move

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23 ( ANI ): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Dr Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday scolded official after he was not given a pair of scissors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city.
During his heated argument, the accused picked up a pair of scissors and stabbed his brother several times on the right side of his head, causing severe bleeding, and eventual death.
had kept inside the guitar box a pair of scissors and a nail-cutter that the defendants had used to remove the tags and bar codes.
What I needed was a pair of scissors, just like the ones in the toolbox I didn''t have.
A SHOP worker has been subjected to a "ferocious" attack with a pair of scissors during a botched robbery.
A MAN brandished a pair of scissors at police and threatened to stab them, a court heard.
Summary: One of the smallest babies born in the UK has survived, thanks to a pair of scissors.
COPS are hunting a man who attacked two people with a pair of scissors.
A HOMEOWNER received a shock when they confronted an intruder holding a pair of scissors.
Using a pair of scissors, cut around the daisies, but don't cut along the folds at the ends of the stems.
One of them held a pair of scissors to their Bahraini victim's throat when he initially resisted, the High Criminal Court heard.
SADIE Frost has spoken of her struggle with depression during her marriage to actor Jude Law, admitting she once slashed her arm with a pair of scissors.
A MAN escaped with cash after holding up a hairdressers' salon with a pair of scissors, police said yesterday.
The machine is a combination of a soft-thread-woven basket and a pair of scissors attached to a low-weight pipe with a clutch attached to the other end to operate it, says a press release issued by the media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department on Tuesday.
WORCESTER - A Turners Falls woman with a history of depression was ordered held on $100,000 cash bail yesterday on charges of trying to murder her 2-year-old daughter with a pair of scissors at a Gardner apartment complex.