What does the word clipper mean?

Usage examples for clipper

  1. A thoroughbred cheat, of good blood, is a clipper, that's a fact. – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  2. As I made my way along the water front, I noticed a fine clipper ship of nearly two thousand tons lying at a wharf. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  3. A first- class clipper has not more graceful lines. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper