end pin

noun
variants: less commonly

endpin

Definition of end pin

plural

end pins

also

endpins

  1. 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. 2 :  the knob to which the tailpiece of a stringed instrument (such as a violin) is anchored

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1893

First Known Use of end pin

1893


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