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NOUN (1)

1. a mutual promise of a couple not to date anyone else; on college campuses it was once signaled by the giving of a fraternity pin;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pin \Pin\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinned; p. pr. & vb. n. Pinning.] [See Pin, n.] To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together. "As if she would pin her to her heart." --Shak. [1913 Webster] To pin one's faith upon, to depend upon; to trust to. [1913 Webster]