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Topic: TOOLS

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: pink 'to cut decoratively' (14-20 centuries)

pinking shears

noun
     
pinking shears also pinking scissors [plural]
TZ a special type of scissors with blades that have V-shaped teeth, used for cutting cloth
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