pinner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pinner a woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pinner (Costume) A cloth band for a gown.
    • Pinner (Costume) A headdress like a cap, with long lappets.
    • Pinner A pin maker.
    • Pinner (Costume) An apron with a bib; a pinafore.
    • n Pinner One who pins or impounds cattle. See Pin v. t.
    • Pinner One who, or that which, pins or fastens, as with pins.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pinner One who pins or fastens with a pin.
    • n pinner A pinmaker.
    • n pinner An apron with a bib, kept in place by pinning; a pinafore.
    • n pinner A woman's head-dress, having long flaps hanging down the sides of the cheeks, worn during the early part of the eighteenth century: generally in the plural.
    • n pinner A pinder or pound-master.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pinner one who pins or fastens: a pin-maker: a pinafore: a head-dress with a lappet flying loose
    • Pinner pin′ėr. See Pin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Pin to pound

Usage

In literature:

This sickened her of America, and she came back to live with a maiden aunt at Pinner, in Middlesex.
"Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Well then, by the virtue of god the pope, their pinners, neck-ruffs, bib, coifs, and other linen turned as black as a charcoal-man's sack.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Grandfather Pinner shot his eyes at Cyril in the way he was famous for.
"The Garden Party" by Katherine Mansfield
PINNERS, cap with lappets.
"Waverley" by Sir Walter Scott
It will be a fine moonlight night and I am going with Pinner as far as Beauchamp's to smoke a pipe.
"East Lynne" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Or do you think it would be more discreet if I got him to come to Pinner?
"The Whirlpool" by George Gissing
Well then, by the virtue of god the pope, their pinners, neck-ruffs, bib, coifs, and other linen turned as black as a charcoal-man's sack.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
Pledge, William of Pinner.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Hastening on, she climbed Pinner Brow, on the summit of which lay her home.
"Lancashire Idylls (1898)" by Marshall Mather
I've got a wife and child at Pinner, and I grow sweet peas for exhibition.
"Jaffery" by William J. Locke
Otherwise a dictionary, or Miss Pinner in the next room...?
"Dangerous Ages" by Rose Macaulay
A lecture at Pinner's hall at ten.
"History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Next morn I missed three hens and our old cock, And off the hedge two pinners and a smock.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
Throwin' down them rocks 'minds me o' old man Pinner's tantrums.
"The Riddle Of The Rocks" by Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
Ah don' guess Hamp Pinner's goin' to dance with Ollie tonight.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
He sees Lady Castlemaine in yellow satin with a pinner on.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Throwin' down them rocks 'minds me o' old man Pinner's tantrums.
"The Phantoms of the Foot-Bridge and Other Stories" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Thirty years ago the dead walls gave place to shop fronts, and the pinners-up departed to their long homes.
"A History of the Cries of London" by Charles Hindley
Pinner's Hall, B21 6-10.
"Maps of Old London" by Anonymous
What are you doing at Pinner?
"The Life of Mazzini" by Bolton King
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In news:

When you're in a restaurant that serves subs in various sizes called "nugs," "pinners," and "blunts," it only makes sense to be surrounded by cannabis-inspired art.
Boston's Top 7 Young Pinterest Pinners.
Dena Leona Pinner , 49, of Mt Vernon, passed away Friday, May 9, 2008, in St John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.
She was united in marriage to Mark Pinner , who survives.
With Pinterest, users - called "pinners" - can organize and " pin " photos of items they find on the Web to various boards on their page.
It allows its users to share and curate ideas by " pinning " images or videos to various themed pinboards using a " Pin It" button, and users and fellow pinners can then choose to follow none, a few or all of some else's boards.
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Donny and Lisa Pinner of Morris are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Carole Williams to Dillon Pyle of Chickasha, the son of Gator and Connie Pyle .
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