pincushion

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pin·cush·ion

noun \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

First Known Use of PINCUSHION

1632

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