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[end-pin] /ˈɛndˌpɪn/
the adjustable thin leg at the bottom of a cello or double bass.
Also called tail-spike [teyl-spahyk] /ˈteɪlˌspaɪk/ (Show IPA). Unabridged
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  • Fashion a piece of wood so that it fits easily into the hole at the end of the violin in which, later, the end pin is inserted.

    Violin Making Walter H. Mayson
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end pin

(music) the adjustable metal spike attached to the bottom of a cello, double bass, etc, that supports it while it is being played
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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