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English → English (gcide) Definition: Yankee Clipper Clipper \Clip"per\ (kl[i^]p"p[~e]r), n. 1. One who clips; specifically, one who clips off the edges of coins. [1913 Webster] The value is pared off from it into the clipper's pocket. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A machine for clipping hair, esp. the hair of horses. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) A vessel with a sharp bow, built with a fast hull and tall sails, rigged for fast sailing, and used in trade where the cargo capacity was less important than the speed; -- called also clipper ship. -- Clip"per-built`, a. [1913 Webster] Note: The name was first borne by “Baltimore clippers” famous as privateers in the early wars of the United States. [1913 Webster] 4. (Electronics) a circuit that limits the amplitude of a waveform. Syn: limiter. [WordNet 1.5] Yankee Clipper, (a) a clipper ship built in the United States. See clipper[3]. (b) Joe DiMaggio; -- a nickname for the player who was a prominent member of the New York Yankees baseball team in the 1940's. [PJC]


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