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nipper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnippernipp‧er /ˈnɪpə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English informal  CHILDa child
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nipperThe approach may be more considered but Burns still sounds like he was force-fed Brillo Pads as a nipper.He used to go regular with his ma when he was a nipper.His name is Steg and he's one smart critter, at feeding nippers there's no one fitter.I tell you, they're nippers.The nippers, they love me.The place was crawling with kids - bundles, toddlers, nippers, loping adolescents.You know, where you put a penny by each week in case your nipper gets sick and dies.
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