from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A nail driven into a horseshoe to prevent the horse from slipping on ice.


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  • Riv'rence: "_Ergo_, this glass ov whiskey is less nor nothing; and for that raison I see no harm in life in adding it to the contents ov the same jug, just by way ov a frost-nail."

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