noun South Midland and Southern U.S.

Origin of counterpin

alteration, by folk etymology, of counterpane
Also called county pin. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for counter-pin

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