pincushion

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noun pin·cush·ion \ˈpin-ˌku̇-shən\

Definition of pincushion

  1. :  a small cushion in which pins may be stuck ready for use

1632

First Known Use of pincushion

1632


PINCUSHION Defined for English Language Learners

pincushion

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noun pin·cush·ion \ˈpin-ˌku̇-shən\

Definition of pincushion for English Language Learners

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


PINCUSHION Defined for Kids

pincushion

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noun pin·cush·ion \ˈpin-ˌku̇-shən\

Definition of pincushion for Students

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


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