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tiepin

[ tahy-pin ]
/ ˈtaɪˌpɪn /
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noun
a straight pin, usually with an ornamented head and a small metal sheath for its point, for holding together the ends of a necktie or to pin them to a shirt front.
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Also called scarfpin.

Origin of tiepin

First recorded in 1770–80; tie + pin
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British Dictionary definitions for tiepin

tiepin
/ (ˈtaɪˌpɪn) /

noun
an ornamental pin of various shapes used to pin the two ends of a tie to a shirt
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