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n.
tapered piece of metal
1) to drive, hammer a nail (he drove a nail into the board)
2) to remove a nail
3) a loose nail
horny substance growing at the ends of fingers and toes
4) to cut, pare, trim; do; file; manicure; polish one's nails
5) to break a nail
6) to bite one's nails
7) a fingernail; toenail
misc.
8) as hard/tough as nails
II
v. (D; tr.) to nail to (she nailed the plaque to the wall)



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