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"pincushion" in British English

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pincushionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃ.ən/  us   /ˈpɪn-/
a ​small, ​softobject into which ​pins can be ​pushed to ​keep them ​safely until you need them
(Definition of pincushion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pincushionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃ·ən/
a ​smallbagfilled with ​softmaterial into which ​pins are ​pushed until they are ​needed
(Definition of pincushion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pincushion”
in Arabic وِسادة الدبابيس…
in Korean 바늘겨레…
in Portuguese alfineteiro…
in Catalan coixinet de les agulles…
in Japanese (裁縫の)針山, 針刺し…
in Chinese (Simplified) (供插缝纫针用的)针垫…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供插縫紉針用的)針插…
in Italian puntaspilli…
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