Meaning of “pincushion” in the English Dictionary

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"pincushion" in British English

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pincushionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃ.ən/ us /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃ.ən/

a small, soft object 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)

"pincushion" in American English

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pincushionnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪnˌkʊʃ·ən/

a small bag filled with soft material into which pins are pushed until they are needed

(Definition of “pincushion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)