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 +====== Shears ======
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 +Something similar to those used by tailors; they are employed to cut [[b:​brass-rules|brass rule]], [[s:​scaleboard|scaleboard]],​ thin [[r:​reglet|reglet]],​ &c. to proper lengths. The shears best adapted to this purpose have blades short in proportion to their handles. ​
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