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to confine or restrain with or as if with chains
  • Joan of Arc was pinioned to a stake and burned as a heretic

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The first known use of pinion was in the 15th century

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“Pinion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pinion. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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