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Definition: Wrest pin
Wrest \Wrest\, n.
1. The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent twist; hence,
distortion; perversion. --Hooker.
2. Active or moving power. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. A key to tune a stringed instrument of music.
The minstrel . . . wore round his neck a silver
chain, by which hung the wrest, or key, with which
he tuned his harp. --Sir W.
4. A partition in a water wheel, by which the form of the
buckets is determined.
Wrest pin (Piano Manuf.), one of the pins around which the
ends of the wires are wound in a piano. --Knight.
Wrest plank (Piano Manuf.), the part in which the wrest
pins are inserted.