hatpin

[hat-pin]
noun
  1. a long pin for securing a woman's hat to her hair, often having a bulbous decorative head of colored glass, simulated pearl, or the like.

Origin of hatpin

First recorded in 1890–95; hat + pin
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hatpin

noun
  1. a sturdy pin used to secure a woman's hat to her hair, often having a decorative head
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