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kirby grip  


      n     (Brit)   a hairgrip consisting of a piece of metal bent over to form a tight clip and having the upper part ridged to prevent it slipping on the hair  
     (from Kerbigrip, trademark for the original such hairgrip)  
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bobby pin  
      n     (U.S, Canadian, Austral., and N.Z.)   a metal hairpin bent in order to hold the hair in place,   (Brit. terms)    hairgrip, kirby grip         

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Kirkby, kir, kirk, Kiribati

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