It is certain that towards the close of this third and concluding Late Minoan period in the island certain mainland types of swords and safety-pins make their appearance, which are symptomatic of the great invasion from that side that was now impending or had already begun.
She pulled the pins from her hair and scrubbed it and then wiped the rivulets of water from her face.
I'm on pins and needles.
A and A' by means of two metal pins P, P'.
A horizontal arm fixed to a vertical shaft in gear with the mechanism sweeps over these pins at the rate of about two revolutions per second.