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Origin of scarfpin

First recorded in 1855–60; scarf1 + pin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for scarfpin

scarfpin, tiepin

Examples from the Web for scarfpin

Historical Examples of scarfpin

  • They rested, instead, on the scarfpin which Buller had termed a "peach," but they did not see it.

    Red Pepper Burns

    Grace S. Richmond

  • She drew forth the hatpin which is so much deadlier than the scarfpin of the species.

    The Shriek

    Charles Somerville

  • I observe that his scarfpin is working its way out from his tie.

    Of All Things

    Robert C. Benchley

  • Mr. MacFurdle, on receiving my memo, adjusts his scarfpin and calls his secretary.

    Of All Things

    Robert C. Benchley

  • But there stood the ubiquitous Magdalena again, with the scarfpin!

    Great Opera Stories

    Millicent Schwab Bender