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pushpin

[ poosh-pin ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌpɪn /
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noun
a short pin having a spool-shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like.
an early children's game.
Archaic. child's play; triviality.

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Origin of pushpin

1580–90, for an earlier sense; push + pin
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British Dictionary definitions for pushpin

pushpin
/ (ˈpʊʃˌpɪn) /

noun
US and Canadian a pin with a small ball-shaped head
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