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a fastening device consisting of a wire pin curved so that the point at one end can be held by an attached guard at the other end
- A pin in the form of a clasp, having a sheath to cover and hold the point.
- A pin that prevents the premature or accidental detonation of an explosive device, such as a bomb or grenade.
- Brooches are found in great numbers, both those derived from the primitive safety-pin ("Peschiera" type) and the "spectacle" or "Hallstatt" type found all down the Balkans and in Greece.