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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word shears:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. shears: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. shears: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. shears: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. shears: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. shears: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Shear's, Shears, shears: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. shears: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Shears, shears: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. shears: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. shears: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. shears: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. shears: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. shears: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. shears: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. Shears (moth), Shears: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Shears: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. shears: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. shears: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Shears: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. shears: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. shears: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  22. Shears: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. shears: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. shears: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. shears: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. Shears, shears: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. shears: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Shears: Natural Magick [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. shears: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shears: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. shears: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. shears: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. shears: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. Shears: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. shears: Illustrated Glass Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Shears: Stay Sharp [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shears)

noun:  (usually plural) large scissors with strong blades
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6628)

▸ Also see shorn
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Phrases that include shears:   pinking shears, purchase shears, sieve and shears, hoof shears, angle shears, more...

Words similar to shears:   shear, scissors, more...

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