pincushion definition

  • noun:
    • A small firm pillow into which pins tend to be stuck you should definitely in use.
    • a tiny device designed to receive sewing pins, frequently pillow-like; more recently in addition magnetized.
    • somebody who receives regular hypodermic needle shots.
    • A flowering plant in genus Chaenactis.
    • a little cushion, in which pins might stuck to be used.
    • A cushion into which pins are stuck if not being used.
    • A plant of genus Scabiosa, the scabious: so called with regards to the soft convex flower-head.
    • a little rigid cushion into which pins are stuck ready for usage
  • verb:
    • To multiply stick or jab, just like pins into a pincushion.

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