Welcome to Withenay’s Wednesday Word: a wandering, wondering dip into the dictionary. The topics are always varied and rarely predictable!
For the summer holidays, I have chosen a series of summery words, illustrated solely by pictures.
clippings (noun, plural)
– small pieces clipped off (e.g. hair, grass, twigs)
– newspaper cuttings
– acts of obtaining money by deception or cheating
from Old Norse klippa to cut