tiepin

noun
tie·​pin | \ ˈtī-ˌpin How to pronounce tiepin (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tiepin was in 1780

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“Tiepin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiepin. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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tiepin

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English Language Learners Definition of tiepin

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

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