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pincushion

noun pin·cush·ion \ˈpin-ˌk-shən\

: a small bag filled with a soft material that pins and needles can be pushed into when they are not being used

Full Definition of PINCUSHION

:  a small cushion in which pins may be stuck ready for use
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First Known Use of PINCUSHION

1632
PINCUSHION Defined for Kids

pincushion

noun pin·cush·ion \ˈpin-ˌk-shən\

Definition of PINCUSHION for Kids

:  a small cushion in which pins may be stuck when not in use

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