stick-pin

stickpin

[stik-pin]
noun
a decorative straight pin with a jeweled or ornamented head and a long shaft with a sheath for encasing the point, used for holding an ascot or necktie in place.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; stick2 + pin

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