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wrest pin

noun
1.
peg (def 5).
Origin of wrest pin
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90
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wrest pin

noun
1.
(on a piano, harp, etc) a pin around which one end of a string is wound: it may be turned by means of a tuning key to alter the tension of the string. In a piano the wrest pin is embedded in the wrest plank
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