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A straight pin with an ornamental head, worn to keep a tie in place or as a brooch.
- ‘The symbolic and concrete evidence of these new patterns of consumption were the diamond-studded stickpins, gold pocketwatches, and hard cash pedestrians conspicuously paraded while traversing the streets.’
- ‘‘It's about the quiet, everyday minutes,’ says the 26-year-old jewelry artist of her handcrafted brooches, stickpins and rings.’
- ‘She'll cover herself in balloons, then plunge a stickpin through each one.’
- ‘Of course, other accessories like a tie, stickpin, cigarette case and lighter should not be neglected.’
- ‘Morrison painstakingly describes the privilege of those with diamond stickpins, fine cigars and monogrammed silver, pointedly contrasting it with a world in which a child's bedroom is a luxury.’
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