The definition of a pin is something small used for holding things together or for support.(noun)
Pin is defined as to fasten or attach two of more things together.(verb)
An example of to pin is a seamstress attaching two pieces of fabric together before sewing them.
See pin in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pyn < OE pinn, akin to MHG pfinne, a nail, prob. < IE base *bend-, projecting point > MIr benn, peak
Origin: p(ersonal) i(dentification) n(umber)
See pin in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English pinn
Origin: , perhaps from Latin pinna, feather; see pet- in Indo-European roots.
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