Definition of pinholder in English:

pinholder

noun

  • 1Chiefly Engineering. A device for securing a pin.

  • 2A receptacle for storing pins (especially hairpins or dressmakers' pins), a pin box; a pincushion.

  • 3A holder for cut flowers and foliage, comprising a mounting or base with projecting pins to grip the stems.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From pin + holder.

Pronunciation

pinholder

/ˈpɪnˌhəʊldə/