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press stud

noun, Chiefly British
Origin of press stud
1915-1920
1915-20

snap fastener

or (especially British) press stud

noun
1.
a two-pieced fastening device with a projection that fits into a hole, used especially to hold clothing, pillows, etc., together.
Origin
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for press stud

press stud

noun
1.
a fastening device consisting of one part with a projecting knob that snaps into a hole on another like part, used esp in closures in clothing Also called popper, snap fastener

snap fastener

noun
1.
another name for press stud
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