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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A small forceps for clamping a blood vessel.

Usage examples (13)
  • He aced the word serrefine, to clinch the title, beating out nearly 300 other young word wizards.
  • (Last year, 13-year-old Evan O'Dorney correctly spelled "serrefine," a small surgical forceps.)
  • We had O'Dorney, who ultimately took the title after correctly spelling "serrefine," revealing in his post-win interview that he's not really fond of spelling after all.
  • The home-schooled eighth-grader aced the word "serrefine." for more
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