1. in ext./fig. uses of SE.
(a) [mid-15C+] the penis.
(b) [1920s+] (drugs) a hypodermic syringe (or a makeshift alternative), used for injecting narcotic drugs.
(c) [1960s+] (drugs) a very thin marijuana cigarette.
2. [16C+] almost always in pl., a leg; thus pin-ends, feet.
3. [1980s+] a drug dealer [? abbr. SE kingpin].
4. [1960s+] (US prison, also pinner) a female inmate acting as a lookout.
[late 17C] the vagina.
[mid-16C] the vagina.
[19C] the mons veneris; thus the vagina.
[1950s–70s] (US drugs) an improvised hypodermic syringe, using a medicine dropper and a pin.
[1920s+] (drugs) a drug user who injects their preferred drug.
[1970s] (drugs) a very thin marijuana cigarette.
see pinner n.3
SE in slang uses
[1930s–60s] (US tramp) an abortionist.
[late 18C–early 19C] the youngest child.
[2000s] (US) a small and/or thin penis.
see axle grease n. (1)
see separate entries.
[1930s–40s] (US Und.) pinpricks on cards, used to aid cheating.
[1930s] (US) to give one’s girlfriend one’s fraternity pin to wear as a sign of engagement or exclusive dating relationship.
1. [1920s+] (US) to resign, to retire, to quit, to be fired from a job; to go on strike.
2. [1930s–60s] (US Und.) to leave, to go (away).
3. [2000s] (US prison) to call for help.
[mid-19C] to stop drinking during a session, or to give up drinking completely.