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  • metal pin or bolt for fastening twopieces of metal together, its headless end being hammered or pressed flat to prevent slipping [Barron]
  • a metal pin for passing through holes in two or more plates or pieces to hold them together, usually made with a head at one end, the other end being hammered into a head after insertion [Webster]
  • metal pin [Nandigam]
    1. to fasten with a rivet or rivets
    2. to fasten or fix firmly
  • fix, take up, secure [Nandigam]

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