breastpin

[ brest-pin ]
/ ˈbrɛstˌpɪn /

noun

a pin worn on the breast or at the throat; brooch.

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Origin of breastpin

First recorded in 1825–35; breast + pin
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British Dictionary definitions for breastpin

breastpin
/ (ˈbrɛstˌpɪn) /

noun

a brooch worn on the breast, esp to close a garment
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