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Dictionary definition for: Pin

1. (n) a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer''s garment

2. (v) to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

3. (n) when a wrestler''s shoulders are forced to the mat

4. (v) attach or fasten with pins

5. (n) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

6. (v) pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"

7. (n) a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

8. (v) immobilize a piece

9. (n) informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

10. (n) axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

11. (n) cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown

12. (n) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

13. (n) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

14. (n) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

15. (n) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target

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