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Definitions of nail:

part of speech: verb transitive

To fasten with such a piece of metal; to secure or make certain; to hold down tightly: as, to nail an argument; to expose; as, to nail a lie.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fasten with nails.

part of speech: noun

The horny substance at the ends of the human fingers and toes; the claws of a bird or animal; a measure two and one- fourth inches long; a pointed piece of metal, furnished with a head, and used for driving into woodwork, etc.

part of speech: noun

One of the flat horny substances at the ends of the fingers and toes; a pointed piece of iron or other metal, commonly with a head, used to fasten wood- work; a measure of length, one- sixteenth of a yard.

part of speech: verb

To fasten or unite with nails.

part of speech: noun

The horny scale at the end of the human fingers and toes: the claw of a bird or other animal: a pointed spike of metal for fastening wood: a measure of length ( 2 1/ 4 inches).

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