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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A nail file consisting of a strip of cardboard coated with powdered emery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An abrasive material made by gluing grains of emery a rigid material. Often used as a nail file.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. cardboard pulp mixed with emery and molded into convenient.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Cardboardpulp mixed with emery-dust and cast in cakes.


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