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  • noun Plural form of scarfpin.


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  • His name was called several times and he received the very things he did not want; sleeve buttons, scarfpins, cologne, and paper.

    The Little Gold Miners of the Sierras and Other Stories

  • Many of the pupils of the school availed themselves of this suggestion, and before a month was out there blossomed forth a host of stones of every imaginable hue set in rings or scarfpins of silver.

    Paul and the Printing Press

  • And after that the mermaid asked them to visit her coral island, where she and her sisters sold coral beads and scarfpins.

    Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog

  • There were watches and scarfpins and brooches and studs and watch charms and several bracelets and one platinum and gold chain.

    Left Tackle Thayer

  • "Show auntie your scarfpins, little pet," said the pilot, gently scratching its head, and the snake opened its mouth and disclosed two sharp, pointed teeth right in the middle of it.

    In Midsummer Days, and Other Tales

  • It would please me a heap if you would '-- and he handed me half a dozen scarfpins stuck in a flannel rag -- some of them of great value.

    The Under Dog

  • "There's my gold watch and chain, worth fifty guineas, a gold cigarette-case studded with brilliants, five diamond rings, three diamond scarfpins, about five hundred pounds in English and American bank-notes -- a whole heap of things are missin ', but I'm not goin' ter worry about 'em now.

    Kiddie the Scout

  • "I laid the bundle on the table and said: 'Well, that's very kind of you and I don't want you to think I don't appreciate it -- but you see I don't wear scarfpins, and if I did I don't think I ought to take these.

    The Under Dog

  • "'" Doc, "'he began,' I was thinking to-night of what you done for me and how you did it, and how decent you've been about it always, and I thought maybe you wouldn't feel offended if I brought you this bunch of scarfpins to take your pick from '-- and he unwrapped the bundle.

    The Under Dog


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