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grape scissors

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Definition of grape scissors in English:

plural noun

A pair of scissors used for dividing a bunch of grapes.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps it was the white-gloved waitress with her trolley of warm marshmallows which she then proceeded to cut into cubes with grape scissors.
  • The guests will be happy to pluck them with grape scissors at the end of the meal, or, for more formal dinner parties, in between courses.

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