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English definition of “clip”

clip

noun (HIT)    /klɪp/
a clip round/on the ear [C usually singular] UK old-fashioned a quick hit on the side of someone's head: You do that once more and you'll get a clip round the ear, my lad.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of clip noun (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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