(also a pair of shears)
Definition of shears in English:
A cutting instrument in which two blades move past each other, like scissors but typically larger: garden shears
More example sentences
- The old lady had brought a brush and a pair of shears that she was probably going to cut my hair with.
- After it is snapped, trim the paper on the uncut side with a pair of shears or a sharp knife.
- Yesterday I used my magical powers (as well as a thirty-year old pair of shears in need of a little bit of attention with a whetstone) to trim the hedge that runs along the side and in front of the house.
Definition of shears in:
- US English dictionary
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