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/ ˈpɪnˌstraɪp /
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Origin of pinstripe
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Examples from the Web for pin-stripe
Sharply dressed in a pin-stripe suit, he sat in the vast lobby of the Ottoman Palace, a short drive from the border with Syria.Spinmeister Ammar al-Wawi Peddles Upbeat Message of Syrian Rebellion|Mike Giglio|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Don Fergusson came slowly out of the store, buttoning his pin-stripe coat with dignity.The Hanging Stranger|Philip K. Dick
/ (ˈpɪnˌstraɪp) /
noun (in textiles)
- a very narrow stripe in fabric or the fabric itself, used esp for men's suits
- (as modifier)a pinstripe suit
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