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hatpin

[hat-pin] /ˈhætˌpɪn/
noun
1.
a long pin for securing a woman's hat to her hair, often having a bulbous decorative head of colored glass, simulated pearl, or the like.
Origin of hatpin
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; hat + pin
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hatpin

/ˈhætˌpɪn/
noun
1.
a sturdy pin used to secure a woman's hat to her hair, often having a decorative head
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