Definition of 'shears'
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While they grappled wildly, the Duchess crouched and took possession of the dressmaker's shears. DEATH IN FASHION (2002)Here were scalpels and lancets and surgical shears... and other sharps as well. NIGHT SISTERS (2002)
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Used Occasionally. shears is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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