scatter pin


noun

a woman's small ornamental pin, usually worn with other similar pins on a dress, suit jacket, etc.

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  8. scatter-gun,
  9. scatteration,
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Origin of scatter pin

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for scatter pin

scatter pin

noun

a small decorative pin usually worn in groups of two or three
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