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1) Hold Under Submission, (Wrestling:
2) Restrain enemy attack, return fire, and movement:
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Our Rapid-Fire Gatling Gun Kept The Huns 'Pinned-Down' In Their Machine Gun Emplacement

Submitted by WerterBuch on November 16, 2013

Additional definitions for 'pin down':

pin downTo attach or secure with pins.
pin downTo corner somebody in order to get a firm answer.
pin downRequire, Insist Upon An Exact Statement As To The Details Or The Facts In The Matter At Hand: A Firm Affirmation Of Action To Be Taken:
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