Definition of “pinion” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “pinion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pinionverb [ T ]

us /ˈpɪn·jən/

to hold or tie someone by the arms to prevent the person from moving:

He was pinioned to the wall by the two men.

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