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[n] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
[n] a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
[n] a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
[n] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
[n] flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
[n] cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
[n] axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
[n] informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
[n] a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
[n] small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
[n] when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
[v] immobilize a piece, in chess
[v] to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
[v] pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
[v] attach with or as if with a pin
[v] attach or fasten with pins

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