nipper

Part of speech: noun

Small pincers.

Part of speech: noun

One who nips; an incisor, as of a horse.

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Usage examples "nipper":

  1. The Field of Phillipi Nipper Nasmyth had been head of our school when Raffles was captain of cricket. - "A Thief in the Night", E. W. Hornung.
  2. " So you and Nipper had a word- or was it words? - "A Thief in the Night", E. W. Hornung.
  3. There's nothing here to amuse me, not even a fly in the room to catch, for Miss Nipper won't have one about. - "Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends", Fanny Fern.