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hairpin

1. The wedge used to tighten some types of form ties.
2. A hairpin-shaped anchor set in place while concrete is plastic.
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This suit, with sequin buttons, costs just over EUR90 from Bay Trading, and teamed with a black hair pin it's a great way of cheating the weather without compromising on style.
Helen had an Ellen Henderson Crystal and Swarovski bouquet which matched her tiara and hair pins.
Injuries occur when children, who are naturally curious, insert hair pins, paper clips, keys and other metal objects into electrical outlets and the object the child is holding becomes electrified.
However, the two black rose hair pins coupled with the big hair felt quite dated and oddly funereal.
14,000,000 steel pens, 6,000 bedsteads, 7,000 guns, 300,000 cut nails, 100,000,000 buttons, 5,000,000 copper or bronze coins, 20,000 pairs of spectacles, six tons of papier mache ware, pounds 30,000 worth of jewellery, 4,000 miles of iron and steel wire, 16 tons of pins, five tons of hair pins, hooks and eyes, 130,000 gross wood screws, and 500 tons of nuts and bolts.
Even those with very short hair can enjoy this year's floral hair pins and slides.
Accessories include big, chunky rings made of clear blue plastic, decorative hair pins, Y-necklaces, tiny earrings, oversize movie star sunglasses, headbands, floral chiffon neckerchiefs, tiny patent leather purses with handles.
Tiaras are still the top selling hair accessory for brides, but you could try a decorated hair comb or funky hair pins on fine hair.
This turquoise number combined with that hairdo makes her look like a granny whoOs forgotten to remove her dressing gown and hair pins
We are to have 66 coupons per year each and must render hereafter 26 coupons for a suit, 11 for a woolen frock, one for hair pins and so on.