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nippers

old-fashioned slang Two strong hoops typically made of metal and connected by a chain or rope that are used to secure the hands or feet of a prisoner; handcuffs. They had my hands and feet in nippers as they marched me through the streets to the courthouse, people pelting me with rotten fruit and vegetables the whole way.

nippers

n. handcuffs; leg fetters. No, not the nippers. They hurt my arms.
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The robot grabs a sprue and attached part or parts from a sprue picker and then presents the parts to the nipper. The parts fall into a bin (or can be placed in a tray) and the sprue is dropped into a grinder.
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At Little Nippers, Pamela said they plan to put their share of the cash towards replacing equipment and buying new arts and crafts materials.
There is usually no compulsion by nippers programs that the children must wear rash vests even though most nippers are provided with them," the Daily Telegraph quoted Dixon as saying.
But I can't stress enough how important it is not to go into a burning building without protective gear." The chief nevertheless spoke with the State Fire Marshal to nominate Merle Nipper for a Lifesaver award.
Sue Dronfield, of Nippers, said: "There's going to be lots going on.
FIPA Inc., Cary, N.C., a supplier of robot gripper systems, air nippers, and end-of-arm tooling, recently developed a custom solution for Proper Polymers, part of Proper Group, a custom injection molder and moldmaker in Anderson, S.C.
Saltburn playgroup Little Nippers has struggled to fund the necessary materials needed to provide its 15 to 20 tots with fun-filled activities.
But the Daily Record have two sets of the rompers from Edinburgh children's store Nippers to give away.
The cheeky nippers are desperate to take over from their slightly bigger namesakes and will host SM:tv's Eat My Goal sketch today.
Customers to Nippers Baby Equipment Specialists in Marton will have the chance to test drive a selection of three-wheeled buggies on an off-road course.
I watched these two nippers fill their plastic bags with sweets and calmly leave the store.
Kingbro C and Nippers played out a draw with the leagues most improved player Joe Bostock Jones winning a maximum for Kingbro and helping to win the doubles.