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a pin worn on the breast or at the throat; brooch.
Historical Examples

Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times Louise Muhlbach
The Lady From The Sea Henrik Ibsen
The Comings of Cousin Ann Emma Speed Sampson
The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
Little Ferns For Fanny’s Little Friends Fanny Fern
Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s Sophie May
Ishmael Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Just Sixteen. Susan Coolidge
Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia Maturin M. Ballou
The William Henry Letters Abby Morton Diaz

a brooch worn on the breast, esp to close a garment


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