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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCISSORED

The black kitten raked until his paws were secured and then scissored with needle-sharp baby teeth.

No charring; then it must have been the extension rods that had scissored through the insulation.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "to cut with scissors;" 1961 with reference to leg motions (in the wrestling sense it is attested from 1968); see scissors. Related: Scissored; scissoring.

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