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noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. bedspread.
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Origin of counterpin

alteration, by folk etymology, of counterpane
Also called county pin.
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Historical Examples of counter-pin

  • The Thought made her writhe in agony under the new blue and white "counter-pin."

    The Heart of Arethusa

    Francis Barton Fox