Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steel pin having a slight taper, preferably largest in diameter at about the middle of its length and tapering toward the ends: used in ship-building and structural work to force the punched holes in the material into line, so that a rivet or bolt can be inserted.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Mech.) A smooth drift. See drift, n., 9.
- drift + pin (Wiktionary)
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