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safety pin

noun

: a metal pin that is used for attaching things and that has a point at one end and a cover at the other into which the pointed end fits

Full Definition of SAFETY PIN

:  a pin in the form of a clasp with a guard covering its point when fastened
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First Known Use of SAFETY PIN

1847
SAFETY PIN Defined for Kids

safety pin

noun

Definition of SAFETY PIN for Kids

:  a pin that is bent back to form a spring and has a guard that covers the point

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