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

  • noun A short pin with a decorative head, used to attach a tie to a shirt front by means of a snap or chain.

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  • noun An ornamented pin used to secure a necktie's end flat against the shirt, a stickpin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pin used to hold the tie in place


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