What does pin on mean?

pin on meaning in General Dictionary

ascribe blame or shame for something to (someone)

Sentence Examples with the word pin on

It was even so; in their headlong eagerness, the men had mistaken some other thing for the whale-spout, as the event itself soon proved; for hardly had Ahab reached his perch; hardly was the rope belayed to its pin on deck, when he struck the key-note to an orchestra, that made the air vibrate as with the combined discharges of rifles.

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