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nail
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 9
1. A measure of length, being two inches and a quarter, or the sixteenth of a yard.
Part of Speech: noun
1. the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.
3. The terminal horny plate on the beak of ducks, and other allied birds.
5. To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams.
6. To stud or boss with nails, or as with nails.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To spike, as a cannon.
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