pin

Part of speech: verb

To pierce or fasten, as with a pin.

Part of speech: noun

A wire, with a point and a head, used in fastening clothing, etc.; a clasp; brooch.

Part of speech: noun

A peg, as for a fastening, support, etc.

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Usage examples "pin":

  1. She picked up her hat and put it on, but she was not clever with the pin, for she was used to having Settimia do everything for her which she had not learned to do for herself before she had come to Rome. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. Not a pin cared Shenac for the rain. - "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
  3. Courtenay pointed to a pin- mark in the sheet. - "The Captain of the Kansas", Louis Tracy.