tiepin

noun tie·pin \ ˈtī-ˌpin \

Definition of tiepin

: an ornamental straight pin that has usually a sheath for the point and is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place

First Known Use of tiepin

1780

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  • : a decorative pin that is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place


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