drawing pin


noun British.

a thumbtack.

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Origin of drawing pin

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for drawing pin

drawing pin

noun

British a short tack with a broad smooth head for fastening papers to a drawing board, etcUS and Canadian name: thumbtack
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