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peg

pin someone down: force

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pin someone down: trap

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a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc

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a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

informal terms for the leg

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axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs

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flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

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a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling

to hold fast or prevent from moving

attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins

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pierce with a pin

immobilize a piece

References in periodicals archive ?
As a rule, semiauto sporters have a firing-pin retractor spring, examples being the Remington 740/742/750 series, the Browning BAR and the Benelli R-1.
Pulling a two-position safety switch riding on the back of the steel bolt shroud to its rearward position blocks both sear movement and firing-pin travel.
If the firing-pin spring is weak, the firing pin can get up enough steam to strike the primer if enough force is applied to the muzzle.
When I reloaded in the conventional manner that Steve outlined, I would have two or three misfires out of 50 cartridges due to light firing-pin strikes.
The snap cap, with a resilient buffer in place of the primer, is an invaluable tool for protecting and prolonging the life of firing pins and the size and shape of firing-pin holes in the standing breech of a SXS or O/U.