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Definition of pinion verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



pinion somebody/something + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pinion
he / she / it pinions
past simple pinioned
-ing form pinioning
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to hold or tie someone, especially by their arms, so that they cannot move His arms were pinioned to his sides. They were pinioned against the wall.
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