end pin

variants: or less commonly endpin
plural end pins also endpins

Definition of end pin

1 : the adjustable rod at the bottom of a cello or double bass used to support its weight and adjust its height

called also tailpin

2 : the knob to which the tailpiece of a stringed instrument (such as a violin) is anchored

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First Known Use of end pin

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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