the circular indentation on the upper part of a type body, made by the pin that ejects the type from the caster.
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Origin of pin mark
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby pin mark
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Example sentences from the Web for pin mark
Pin-mark—The little mark sometimes seen on the side of foundry-made type.Type|A. A. Stewart