tie pin


a straight pin, usually with an ornamented head and a small metal sheath for its point, for holding together the ends of a necktie or to pin them to a shirt front.
Also called scarfpin.

1770–80; tie + pin

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tiepin (ˈtaɪˌpɪn)
an ornamental pin of various shapes used to pin the two ends of a tie to a shirt

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