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Search phrase: pin

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.16It is like a barber's chair that fits all buttocks: theIt is like a Barbers chaire that fits all buttockes, the pin
As You Like ItAYL III.v.21Scratch thee but with a pin, and there remainsScratch thee but with a pin, and there remaines
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.72A rush, a hair, a drop of blood, a pin,a rush, a haire, a drop of blood, a pin, 
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.x.28swallow my sword like a great pin, ere thou and I part.swallow my Sword like a great pin ere thou and I part.
King LearKL III.iv.112and the pin, squenies the eye and makes the harelip,and the Pin, squints the eye, and makes the Hare-lippe;
King LearKL IV.vii.56I feel this pin-prick. Would I were assuredI feele this pin pricke, would I were assur'd
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.137Then will she get the upshoot by cleaving the pin.Then will shee get the vpshoot by cleauing the is in.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.18would not care a pin if the other three were in. Herewould not care a pin, if the other three were in. Here
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.93No, indeed, sir, not of a pin; you are therein inNo indeede sir not of a pin; you are therein in
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.45You are too cold. If you should need a pin,You are too cold: if you should need a pin,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.109.1As frankly as a pin.As frankely as a pin.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.108Tut, a pin! This shall be answered.Tut, a pin: this shall be answer'd.
Richard IIR2 III.ii.169Comes at the last, and with a little pinComes at the last, and with a little Pinne
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.15ear with a love song; the very pin of his heart cleft witheare with a Loue song, the very pinne of his heart, cleft with
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.23Foh, foh, come, tell a pin! You are forsworn.Fo, fo, eome tell a pin, you are a forsworne.-----
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.108From a pound to a pin? Fold it over and over,From a pound to a pin? fold it ouer and ouer,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vii.55A round hose, madam, now's not worth a pin,A round hose (Madam) now's not worth a pin
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.291Blind with the pin and web but theirs, theirs only,Blind with the Pin and Web, but theirs; theirs onely,
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.75in embracing as if she would pin her to her heart, thatin embracing, as if shee would pin her to her heart, that

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Glossary

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cleave the pin[archery] split the peg in the middle of a target
clout[archery] pin fixing a target, cloth patch at the centre of a target; mark, bull
pegpin on a stringed instrument to which the strings are fastened
pinthe value of a trifle
pintrifle, triviality, insignificant amount
pindisease of the eye, cataract
pinpeg [to hold things together]
pin[archery] peg in the middle of a target; centre
prickpin, fix, stick
web and the pindisease of the eye, cataract

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
pinprick
pin fixing a target [in archery]clout
pin on a stringed instrument peg

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PINBASICpin n, pin v
PINACTIONpin-prick n
PINGAMEpush-pin n
PINPART OF BODYpin-buttock n
PINPLACEpinfold n
PINNOTunpin v
UNPINBASICsee PIN

Snippets

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trippingly upon the tongue
hand chopping scene
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