Clip means to cut or cut off, or to fasten.(verb)
The definition of a clip is something that fastens or holds together, or the act of cutting.(noun)
See clip in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME clippen < ON klippa
Origin: ME clippen < OE clyppan, to embrace < IE *gleb- < base *gel-: see climb
See clip in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb clipped clipped, clip·ping, clips verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English clippen
Origin: , from Old Norse klippa.
Origin: Middle English, hook
Origin: , from clippen, to clasp, embrace
Origin: , from Old English clyppan.
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