hatpin

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hat·pin

 (hăt′pĭn′)
n.
A long straight pin usually with an ornamental head, used to secure a hat to the wearer's hair.

hatpin

(ˈhætˌpɪn)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a sturdy pin used to secure a woman's hat to her hair, often having a decorative head

hat•pin

(ˈhætˌpɪn)

n.
a long pin, often with a decorative head, for securing a woman's hat to her hair.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatpin - a long sturdy pin used by women to secure a hat to their hairhatpin - a long sturdy pin used by women to secure a hat to their hair
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Translations

hatpin

[ˈhætpɪn] Nalfiler m de sombrero

hatpin

[ˈhætpɪn] népingle f à chapeau

hatpin

[ˈhætˌpɪn] nspillone m
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But you know as well as I do that the hatpins did the work.
Just an hour, dear fairy, so we can remember how the grass and poplar trees looked, and the bow of those bonnet strings tied beneath her chin--even if it was the hatpins that did the work.
Saxon, still unaccountably fumbling with her hatpins, stole a glance at him.
There were no variously coloured hatpins on her dressing-table; no scent-bottles; no narrow curved pairs of scissors; no great variety of shoes and boots; no silk petticoats lying on the chairs.
If I could have done as I did with the hats -- stood them both up together, shut my eyes, and jabbed with a hatpin -- it would have been quite easy.
She never told me of those marks on her arm that you saw this morning, but I know very well that they come from a stab with a hatpin.
From elsewhere came hatpins, necklaces, brooches and pendants from sources such as the Birmingham School of Art designers Arthur and Georgie Gaskin, and the famous enameller Ernestine Mills, whose work was sold at suffragette fundraising events.
He describes how hats and hair grew in size; hatpin fashion and the new advertising industry that created more elaborate hatpins; how women used them as offensive weapons against police officers, other women, or in crimes; the use of hatpins as defensive weapons; their use by women in groups against others, such as harassers, scabs, and the police; accidental uses in deaths; how foreign nations dealt with the problem; and the hysteria, legislation, and legislative attempts made by the patriarchy to deal with the hatpin and the new type of independent, aggressive women.
Paying to have rats beaten / tortured with hatpins, thus reaching orgasm; fascinated by the show of slaughtered animals.
The imp-like beings were cruelly inserting what looked like hatpins or needles into Edna's back.
Do you place personal lines coverage for an unusual collection (animal skulls, hatpins, Lincoln memorabilia)?
The Big-Ass Book of Bling packs in over 150 new accessory projects, pairing color photos of necklaces, bracelets, rings and hatpins with step-by-step instructions and a collection filled with bling crafts ideas perfect for any interested in fashion accessories.