tie tack

noun
a pin having an ornamental head, pinned through the ends of a necktie to hold it against a shirt.
Also, tie tac.


Origin:
1950–55

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tie tack

noun
a pin used to hold the tie in place 
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Example sentences
In the early years the coat was usually kept buttoned, negating the need for a tie tack or bar.
The arrowhead was next put on a bar, then a tie tack.
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