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bayonet a pin protruding from an object such as a flashbulb or lens that secures that object to its socket. [1/3 definitions]
belay in nautical terminology, to secure (a rope) by winding around a pin or cleat. [1/6 definitions]
breastpin a decorative pin worn near the throat or on the chest; brooch.
brooch a piece of jewelry attached to clothing with a pin or clasp.
candlepin a candlelike pin used in a bowling game similar to tenpins. [1/2 definitions]
clevis a U-shaped piece of metal attached to a rod or chain, with a hole for a pin or bolt, and used to attach one object to another in order to pull it.
cotter a metal fastener, such as a pin, bolt, or wedge, that is fitted in a slot. [2 definitions]
cotter pin a split pin with ends that can be spread apart to fasten it in place after it is inserted through a slot or hole.
crankpin a bar or cylindrical pin positioned in a crank and having a connecting rod or link attached.
dowel a peg or pin that is placed into corresponding holes in two pieces of wood in order to fasten them together. [1/3 definitions]
duckpin a short, thick pin used for a bowling game similar to tenpins. [1/2 definitions]
expansion bolt a threaded metal rod or pin, usu. used in stone and concrete, that has an attachment that expands as it is screwed into a surface.
eyebolt a threaded metal rod or pin with a loop at one end.
fastener something used to fasten, such as a clip, button, pin, latch, or the like.
fid a tapered wood or metal pin used to separate rope strands before splicing. [1/2 definitions]
forelock2 a pin fitted or driven through an opening to hold two parts together; linchpin. [1/2 definitions]
gudgeon2 a metal pin or shaft on the end of an axle, on which the wheel turns. [2 definitions]
hairpin a U-shaped pin with long sides, usu. of thin metal wire, used to hold, or hold something to, the hair. [1/2 definitions]
hasp a slotted fastener that fits over a staple and is held in place by a pin or lock slipped through the staple, used esp. on doors and lidded containers. [1/2 definitions]
headpin in bowling, the pin nearest to the bowler; kingpin.
kingpin the frontmost or central pin in a grouping of bowling pins. [2/3 definitions]