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

  • n. A small brush with firm bristles used for scrubbing the hands and cleaning the fingernails and toenails.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a small brush, with firm bristles, used to clean the fingernails or to scrub the hands

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A brush for cleaning the nails.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small brush for cleaning the finger-nails.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a brush used to clean a person's fingernails


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