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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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"A pair of scissors was found and he stated they were for 'protection'.
When he refused, the 28-yearold, from Maes Hyfryd in Garndolbenmaen near Porthmadog , went into a nearby shop before approaching him again and producing a pair of scissors.
Gujranwala -- Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has taken notice of negligence on the part of Gujranwala Services Hospital's doctors who left a pair of scissors inside a patient during a surgery.
LAHORE -- Punjab Health Minister DrYasminRashid has taken notice of negligence on part of Gujranwala Services Hospital's doctors who left a pair of scissors inside a patient during a surgery.
LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has taken serious notice of negligence on the part of Gujranwala Services Hospital's doctors who left a pair of scissors inside a patient during a surgery.
Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson added: "Shortly after 3pm, a man armed with a pair of scissors entered a bingo hall and pushed a female worker over.
He said the suspect was in the midst of inserting syabu powder into a straw while holding a pair of scissors, when he was interrupted by the child.
ISLAMABAD:Doctors at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) removed a pair of scissors from a patient's belly after a five-hour operation on Friday.
ISLAMABAD -- Doctors at Pims on Friday removed a pair of scissors from the belly of a patient, where it was left during a caesarean delivery conducted at a private hospital last year.
The Dubai Public Prosecution accused a 26-year-old Asian student of killing his friend by stabbing him in the neck with a pair of scissors. The defendant and the victim and a third person met at the defendant's house to drink alcohol, according to a report .
Police were summoned to the villa before on-site inspections exposed that the Emirati had been stabbed with a pair of scissors in his neck and killed.
The Moroccan sports coach, Y.M., and his countryman typist, Z.M., walked into the store as customers, removed the price tags from items with a pair of scissors and a nail-cutter and hid those items inside the guitar in August.
What I needed was a pair of scissors, just like the ones in the toolbox I didn''t have.
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.