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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Dutch
Origin: and Low German

snip

2 noun
     
snip2 [countable]
1 a quick small cut with scissors
2

be a snip

British English informal to be surprisingly cheap:
At £20 for a dozen, they're a snip.

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