pinstripe

pinstripe

[pin-strahyp]
noun
1.
a very thin stripe, especially in fabrics.
2.
a pattern of such stripes.
3.
a fabric or garment having such stripes.

Origin:
1895–1900; pin + stripe1

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pinstripe (ˈpɪnˌstraɪp)
 
n
a.  a very narrow stripe in fabric or the fabric itself, used esp for men's suits
 b.  (as modifier): a pinstripe suit

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