What does the word clip mean?

Usage examples for clip

  1. In some of those we had gone at a very good clip, and several times we had lost our rudder. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  2. For if he pursued them too far, he might be cut off from his own men; if, on the other hand, he made a dash and rode them down before they could get clear, he might cut them off from their main body, and so clip the enemy's wings. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed