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[koun-ter-pin] /ˈkaʊn tərˌpɪn/
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
Also called county pin.
Origin of counterpin
alteration, by folk etymology, of counterpane Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The Thought made her writhe in agony under the new blue and white "counter-pin."

    The Heart of Arethusa

    Francis Barton Fox

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