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Clipper

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A fast-sailing ship.

We shall have to catch the Aurora, and she has a name for being a clipper.”—A. C. Doyle: The Sign of Four, chap. x.

She’s a clipper. Said of a stylish or beautiful woman. A first-class craft.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Client
Clifford (Paul)
Climacteric
Climacteric Years
Climax
Climb
Clinch
Clinker (Humphrey)
Clio
Clipper
Clipping Pace (A)
Cliquot (of Punch celebrity)
Cloacina
Cloak and Sword Plays
Clock
Clodhopper
Clog Almanac
Cloister
Clootie
Cloridano (in Orlando Furioso)