from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An ornamental clasp that holds the ends of a necktie to the shirt front.

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  • noun A clip used to fasten the front and back parts of a tie.

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  • noun a piece of jewelry that holds a man's tie in place


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