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pinking shearsnoun [plural]

uk   us  
special scissors with ​V-shapedteeth along the ​blades, used to make ​V-shapedlines along the ​edges of ​cloth, so that ​threads do not ​easily come out
(Definition of pinking shears from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pinking shears”
in Chinese (Simplified) 锯齿剪刀…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋸齒剪刀…
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