Pin(n.) 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.
Pin(n.) Especially, a small, pointed and headed piece of brass or other wire (commonly tinned), largely used for fastening clothes, attaching papers, etc.
Pin(n.) Hence, a thing of small value; a trifle.
Pin(n.) That which resembles a pin in its form or use
Pin(n.) A peg in musical instruments, for increasing or relaxing the tension of the strings.
Pin(n.) A linchpin.
Pin(n.) A rolling-pin.
Pin(n.) A clothespin.
Pin(n.) A short shaft, sometimes forming a bolt, a part of which serves as a journal.
Pin(n.) The tenon of a dovetail joint.
Pin(n.) One of a row of pegs in the side of an ancient drinking cup to mark how much each man should drink.
Pin(n.) The bull's eye, or center, of a target; hence, the center.
Pin(n.) Mood; humor.
Pin(n.) Caligo. See Caligo.
Pin(n.) An ornament, as a brooch or badge, fastened to the clothing by a pin; as, a Masonic pin.
Pin(n.) The leg; as, to knock one off his pins.
Pin(n.) To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together.
Pin(v. t.) To peen.
Pin(v. t.) To inclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
Pinned(imp. & p. p.) of Pin
Pinning(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pin
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