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Nippers

nipper
1. One who, or that which, nips.
2. A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four in number.
3. A satirist.
4. A pickpocket; a young or petty thief.
5. (Science: zoology) The cunner. A European crab (Polybius Henslowii).


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