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hatpin

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈhæt.pɪn/
a long metal pin, often with a decorated end, that is pushed through a woman's hat and hair to keep the hat on the head
Translations of “hatpin”
in Chinese (Traditional) (女士用來把帽子固定在頭上的)帽針…
in Chinese (Simplified) (女士用来把帽子固定在头上的)帽针…
(Definition of hatpin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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