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clipped

1. mod. cheated. You weren’t clipped by me. I just made a mistake.
2. mod. arrested. Frank got clipped as he got out of his car.
3. mod. circumcised. Fred couldn’t imagine what not being clipped would be like.
See also: clip
References in classic literature ?
His bulging hawk eyes were frozen, and his open mouth under his clipped moustache was full of snow.
She, too, soared high, but not so high as the quarry, and her teeth clipped emptily together with a metallic snap.
AN EAGLE was once captured by a man, who immediately clipped his wings and put him into his poultry-yard with the other birds, at which treatment the Eagle was weighed down with grief.
On this I plucked off the gown, and he with much show of haste did begin to undo his points; but when I threw his frock down he clipped it up and ran off all untrussed, leaving me in this sorry plight.
When a hillock came he changed his action, and at one time with the heel, and at another with the tip of his scythe, clipped the hillock round both sides with short strokes.
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