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What does “clement” mean?
Origin of wrest pin
First recorded in 1780–90
Words nearby wrest pin
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Example sentences from the Web for wrest pin
The strings passing through holes bored through the little bridges, called agraffes, or studs, turned upward toward the wrest-pin.
British Dictionary definitions for wrest pin
(on a piano, harp, etc) a pin around which one end of a string is wound: it may be turned by means of a tuning key to alter the tension of the string. In a piano the wrest pin is embedded in the wrest plank
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