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- n. Plural form of safety pin.
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The clothes seemed fashionably ripped, held on to a pretty girl’s body with safety pins and zippers, a rivet-studded bracelet that Paolo was alarmed to recognize as a cock ring.
The photograph does not show two more safety pins hooked into his pants where they suspend his socks, and it gives us only a suggestion of a thin wiry frame, and a high-stepping, hunter-like, noiseless gait.