- to remove pins from.
- to unfasten or loosen by or as if by removing a pin; detach.
Origin of unpin
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Examples from the Web for unpin
He made his way into the ill-lighted sitting-room, and began to unpin his shawl.Tiverton Tales
She seated herself, and began to unpin the travelling veil from her hat.The Master Mummer
E. Phillips Oppenheim
He stood watching her unpin her hat before the mirror, and pull at her gloves.Cynthia
She read it, passed it back, and then began to unpin Joan's hat.A Case in Camera
She left the window, turned back, and began to unpin her hat.Light O' The Morning
L. T. Meade
- to remove a pin or pins from
- to unfasten by removing pins
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