Definition of Pinner

1. Noun. A woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on.

Generic synonyms: Cap



Definition of Pinner

1. n. One who, or that which, pins or fastens, as with pins.

2. n. One who pins or impounds cattle. See Pin, v. t.

Definition of Pinner

1. Noun. Agent noun of pin; one who pins. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) One who pins or impounds cattle. ¹

3. Noun. A headdress like a cap, with long lappets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinner

1. one that pins [n -S] - See also: pins

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinner

pinnal
pinnas
pinnate
pinnate leaf
pinnated
pinnately
pinnatifid
pinnatilobate
pinnation
pinnations
pinnatipartite
pinnatiped
pinnatipeds
pinnatisect
pinned
pinner (current term)
pinners
pinnet
pinnets
pinnie
pinnies
pinniform
pinnigrada
pinnigrade
pinnigrades
pinning
pinnings
pinniped
pinniped mammal
pinnipedes

Literary usage of Pinner

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1. The Plays & Poems of Robert Greene by Robert Greene (1905)
"GEORGE A GREENE, THE pinner OF WAKEFIELD Page 181. TITLE. pinner. There are four variations of the spelling of this word—pinner, the spelling of the Quartos ..."

2. Specimens of the Elizabethan Drama from Lyly to Shirley, A.D. 1580-A.D. 1642 by William Henry Williams (1905)
"Till that thou go to Wakefield on a green, And beat the pinner for the love of me. Mar. Never will Marian smile upon her Robin, Nor lie with him under the ..."

3. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"pinner was formerly a hamlet and chapelry of Harrow, and part of the ... pinner stands on elevated ground, whence flows one of the feeders of the Colne. ..."

4. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"pinner was formerly a hamlet and chapelry of Harrow, and part of the same demesne, ... A charming etching of pinner, looking towards the church, ..."

5. Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society by Middlesex Local History Council (1870)
"[Read at pinner, Sept. 11,1867]. pinner Church, which is dedicated in the name of St. John the Baptist, was built (as stated by Lysons) AD 1321 ..."

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