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pins

informal The legs. She was a little unsteady on her pins as she stood up. My pins started trembling under the weight of the barbell.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pin

1. n. someone’s leg. (Usually plural.) Stand up on your pins and speak your mind.
2. n. an important criminal leader. (From kingpin.) The mob’s getting careless. The cops think they caught the pin this time.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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