tiepin

[tahy-pin]
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noun
  1. 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.

Origin of tiepin

First recorded in 1770–80; tie + pin
Also called scarfpin.
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Related Words for tiepin

scarfpin, tiepin

British Dictionary definitions for tiepin

tiepin

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