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paperclip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
paperclippa‧per‧clip /ˈpeɪpəklɪp $ -ər-/ noun [countable]  TDa small piece of curved wire used for holding sheets of paper together
Examples from the Corpus
paperclipShe pulled out a bunch of newspaper cuttings fastened together with a paperclip and riffled through them, scanning the sense very quickly.This was then we were indenting for paperclips one by one in those days.
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