from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a kind of wrought-iron nail heaving a large flat head; -- used for fastening clouts to axletrees, plowshares, etc., also for studding timber, and for various purposes.
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- n. a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
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