the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
n. One who, or that which, pins or fastens, as with pins.
n. A headdress like a cap, with long lappets.
n. An apron with a bib; a pinafore.
n. A cloth band for a gown.
n. A pin maker.
n. One who pins or impounds cattle. See pin, v. t.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
n. One who pins or fastens with a pin.
n. A pinmaker.
n. An apron with a bib, kept in place by pinning; a pinafore.
n. A woman's head-dress, having long flaps hanging down the sides of the cheeks, worn during the early part of the eighteenth century: generally in the plural.
n. A pinder or pound-master.
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n. a woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on
"One of these was a sturdy middle-aged man -- whose long white "pinner" was somewhat finer and cleaner than the wraps of the others, and whose jacket underneath had a presentable marketing aspect -- the master-dairyman, of whom she was in quest, his double character as"
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