nipper(redirected from hoof nipper)
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a tool for clipping, e.g. for claws and beaks of small cagebirds.
a pincer-like tool with the blades curved in to face each other at the ends which are composed of two chisel edges opposing one another. Used in horses and cattle to nip off the bottom edge of the wall of the hoof and the adjoining sole.
pig tooth nipper
the equivalent of an electrician's side-cutters. A single-handed, scissor type tool, the blades consisting of two chisel edges facing one another laterally. Used to nip off the needle teeth of baby pigs.