Definition of breastpin in English:

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Entry from British & World English dictionary


A small brooch or badge worn on the chest, typically to fasten a garment.
Example sentences
  • Against the strict rules of your order, you use an arc and compass breastpin.
  • Cameo breastpins were a favorite with many, while nearly every girl had her ears pierced for earrings.
  • A New York company used several car loads of Cannel yearly in making finger rings, breastpins and buttons.

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