pincushion

[pin-koosh-uhn]
noun
a small cushion into which pins are stuck until needed.

Origin:
1625–35; pin + cushion

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pincushion (ˈpɪnˌkʊʃən)
 
n
a small well-padded cushion in which pins are stuck ready for use

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Example sentences
He tells me that he has every fabric bolt and pincushion cleared away between fittings.
The coolest new accessories for the style savvy may be a pincushion and a pair of pinking shears.
Butterfly bush, lantana, pincushion flower and verbena were added as nectar plants for the adult butterflies.
Key characteristics of common buttonbush are its pincushion flower heads, elongated lenticels, and swollen stem bases.
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