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Synonyms for pin

peg

pin someone down: force

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pin someone down: trap

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Synonyms for pin

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 classic literature ?
When it was getting near nine o'clock he went out to the garden to wait till she came, and the fair-haired lad along with him; but as soon as the lad got the chance he stuck the pin into his master's coat again and he fell asleep as before.
With this she went off, and as soon as she had gone the lad took the pin out of his master's coat.
But I'm afraid I didn't describe him so very accurately after all, for his pince-nez was broken under him, and the long gold pin wasn't stuck through his purple scarf but through his heart.
An hour or two afterwards the landlord got up, and took his handkerchief to wipe his face, but the pin ran into him and pricked him: then he walked into the kitchen to light his pipe at the fire, but when he stirred it up the eggshells flew into his eyes, and almost blinded him.
When they arrived at Mr Korbes's house, he was not at home; so the mice drew the carriage into the coach-house, Chanticleer and Partlet flew upon a beam, the cat sat down in the fireplace, the duck got into the washing cistern, the pin stuck himself into the bed pillow, the millstone laid himself over the house door, and the egg rolled himself up in the towel.
A third with pins in her mouth was running about between the countess and Sonya, and a fourth held the whole of the gossamer garment up high on one uplifted hand.
allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.
And she caught at the brooch; but it was too late: the pin had slipped, and the Queen had pricked her finger.
She found the pin with an adorable little cry, and I turned my attention more fully to my steering.
Gold ornaments And silver pins were smashed and trodden down, And blood-red silken skirts were stained with wine In oft-times echoing applause.
They say that Cleopatra (excuse an instance from Roman history) was fond of sticking gold pins into her slave-girls' breasts and derived gratification from their screams and writhings.
Then he entered the back room and took up a measure of bran, which he mixed with a great many pins and needles.
The Gallipoot made a signal and at once his attendants picked up General Guph and carried him away to a prison, where the jailer amused himself by sticking pins in the round fat body of the old Nome, to see him jump and hear him yell.
When sent to the forest Tip often climbed trees for birds' eggs or amused himself chasing the fleet white rabbits or fishing in the brooks with bent pins.
As the time passed, I worked as boy-helper on an ice-wagon, set up pins in a bowling alley with a saloon attached, and swept out saloons at Sunday picnic grounds.