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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A needle-shaped piece of metal used to hold the tie in place.

Usage examples (31)
  • His scarfpin was a gold whip four inches long and set with a half-inch turqoise in the middle.
  • The pearl in his scarfpin was a splendid specimen; he roughly calculated that it represented an expenditure of at least a hundred dollars; and she had flung it at him as...
  • His scarfpin was a large diamond, oddly set.
  • English from the tips of his pointed shoes to the horseshoe scarfpin in his necktie. for more
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