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Sample sentences for the GRE study word clipper

clipper can be used as a noun

1.The Yankee clipper is under her sky-sails, she cuts the sparkle and scud. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.This time the clerks evinced no inclination to laugh, such a real ear clipper did Porthos appear. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.Manhattan steamboats and clippers taking the measure of all seas. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
4.The Gloria Scott had been in the Chinese tea-trade, but she was an old-fashioned, heavy-bowed, broad-beamed craft, and the new clippers had cut her out. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
5.Alongside them were clippers of all sizes, steamers of all nationalities, and the steamboats, with several decks rising one above the other, which ply on the Sacramento and its tributaries. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

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