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nipper

a tool for clipping, e.g. for claws and beaks of small cagebirds.

hoof nipper
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.
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s president, Graham Alexander, who revived the company (along with the His Master's Voice, Victrola, and Little Nipper imprints) returning their headquarters to the Camden area after a 30 year absence.
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Named after Leonard 'Nipper' Read, the Scotland Yard detective who led the investigation that led to the conviction of the notorious Kray twins, Nipper Reed had to be withdrawn from the 1993 St Leger when it was discovered he had already been gelded, but that episode was put in the shade six years later when receivers attempted to seize him following the arrest of his owner, former policeman Graham Piper, after a two-year undercover operation by the National Crime Unit.
There was no fire burning, but just seeing the fireplace made him feel a little warmer, Nipper said.
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When Mama observed Nipper trotting into the front yard from his visit to the lake, she screamed.
Nipper imagines someday laying all these works out in one final exhalation.
I had to smile seeing Nipper where I had been myself - not so long ago, either.