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verb as in attach, hold in place

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It was a massive hit, and the safety-pin dress a brilliant cartoonish cherry on top of it.

The online community of tattooed pin-up models turned 13 this year.

In other news, black and white pin-up shots are now officially less valuable than life-size Tiger Beat tear outs.

She had low-grade blood poisoning in her ear from the pin she used to pierce it.

Lorna planted several pin flags, then we continued cruising.

Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!

He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.

The scolex is about the size of a pin-head, and is surrounded by four sucking discs, but has no hooklets (Fig. 96).

A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.

Welcome jerked himself away from the book, whirled around on his wooden pin and pointed his knife at the book-shelves.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pin, such as: affix, bind, clasp, fasten, fix, and close.

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