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Definition of pin:

  1. A clothespin.
  2. A linchpin.
  3. A peg in musical instruments, for increasing or relaxing the tension of the strings.
  4. A piece of wood, metal, etc., generally cylindrical, used for fastening separate articles together, or as a support by which one article may be suspended from another; a peg; a bolt.
  5. A rolling- pin.
  6. A short shaft, sometimes forming a bolt, a part of which serves as a journal.
  7. An ornament, as a brooch or badge, fastened to the clothing by a pin; as, a Masonic pin.
  8. Caligo. See Caligo.
  9. Especially, a small, pointed and headed piece of brass or other wire ( commonly tinned), largely used for fastening clothes, attaching papers, etc.
  10. Hence, a thing of small value; a trifle.
  11. Mood; humor.
  12. One of a row of pegs in the side of an ancient drinking cup to mark how much each man should drink.
  13. That which resembles a pin in its form or use
  14. The bull's eye, or center, of a target; hence, the center.
  15. The leg; as, to knock one off his pins.
  16. The tenon of a dovetail joint.
  17. To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together.
  18. To inclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
  19. To peen.
  20. To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; - usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.

Synonyms:

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