Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the pianoforte and harp, a steel pin driven into the wrest-block or frame, around which one end of a string is wound, and by turning which the string may be tuned; a tuning-pin. The upper part of the pin is square in section, so as to be turned by a tuning-hammer or-key. See cut under
“The strings passing through holes bored through the little bridges, called agraffes, or studs, turned upward toward the wrest-pin.”
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