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stickpin

[stik-pin] /ˈstɪkˌpɪn/
noun
1.
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
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; stick2 + pin
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  • The end is fastened to the cloth before inch cover by a silver horseshoe or wishbone stickpin.

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