To pin one's faith upon
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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