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  • n  a long sturdy pin used by women to secure a hat to their hair

  • All crumpled organdy and helplessness yet clearly indestructible, she is drugged, chloroformed, kidnaped, nearly impaled on a hatpin, and at one point must be pulled out of the .
  • Levine had crammed it with hatpin-sharp caricatures, all bathed in a rich and suitably waxen light.
  • Like Bruce, Shawn clearly relishes casual irreverence, pungent social commentary and the hatpin thrust that punctures hypocrisy and pomposity.
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  • Mystery photo
    We didn't receive any guesses for last week's Mystery Photo. It is a type of hatpin called a trembler or a nodder. These are among the more unusual and whimsical kinds of hatpins. Probably the hardest
    Feb. 8, 2014 - Post-Bulletin

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