clip (v.) Old form(s): clipt
cut short, abbreviate, curtail
KL IV.vii.6.1[Kent to Cordelia] All my reports go with the modest truth, / Nor more, nor clipped, but so
LLL V.ii.595[Dumaine to Berowne, of Holofernes as Judas] Judas Maccabeus clipped is plain Judas [pun: 596, sense 1]
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