Definition for PIN

PIN, v.t. [W. piniaw.]

  1. To fasten with a pin or with pins of any kind; as, to pin the clothes; to pin boards or timbers.
  2. To fasten; to make fast; or to join and fasten together. Our gates … we have but pinned with rushes. – Shak. She lifted the princess from the earth, and so locks her in embracing, as if she would pin her to her heart. – Shak.
  3. To inclose; to confine. – Hooker. [See the verbs Pen and Pound.]

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