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pinner

[ pin-er ]
/ ˈpɪn ər /
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noun
a person or thing that pins.
a headdress with a long hanging flap pinned on at each side.
a small apron fastened on by pins.
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Origin of pinner

First recorded in 1645–55; pin + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for pinner

pinner
/ (ˈpɪnə) /

noun
a person or thing that pins
a small dainty apron
a cap with two long flaps pinned on
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