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Search phrase: pinching

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CymbelineCym III.iii.38In this our pinching cave shall we discourseIn this our pinching Caue, shall we discourse
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.115But to be paddling palms and pinching fingers,But to be padling Palmes, and pinching Fingers,

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nip[as of pinching off the buds on a plant] cut short one's growth, check one's development
pinchingbitingly cold; or: narrowly restricting

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