Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A short slender rod of steel used to drive a nail home or flush with the wood. It is held on top of the nail and struck with the hammer.

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  • It seems like maybe they did some shoddy carpentry on me, like they should have used a nail-set and some putty to make it all smooth.

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