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Meaning of HAIRPIN

Pronunciation:  'hehr`pin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
 

HAIRPIN is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: bobby pin, bodkin, grip, hairgrip, pin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hair"pin`\, n.
A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the
hair in place, -- used by women.

 
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