Definitions

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  • adj. full of nails (the fastener)
  • adj. having long or overly protruding nails (fingernails or toenails)

Etymologies

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nail +‎ -y

Examples

  • She sits there behind that old scarred up naily chip board as the sun comes blasting up over the city, its white laser beam rays ricocheting off the monoliths of plexi-glass and steel, and shooting out over the Toronto hemisphere, turning the sky from blue-gray to a startlingly bright color.

    Something Better Than This

  • OK, duh, it's not the moon, although the moon was out this morning was out as well, and shining all finger-naily quite near this bright object.

    question of astronomical nature

  • As-they topped the hill from which Amanda had origi - 'naily viewed the McMillan encampment, Amanda pulled Ginger up.

    Wyoming Territory

  • He remembered that there were a partly preserved stove in the deserted house, broken laths, and naily boards, and swathes of curious old wall-papers, layer upon layer, which, dampening and rotting from the wall, hung raggedly down.

    Aladdin O'Brien

  • The milk-man stood there with his yoke and cans, and his naily boots on our new oil-cloth, and, not being able to hide himself plainly, he pulled out his slate and began to make his bill.

    Erema — My Father's Sin

  • Yet I hold it much more under her contentment, to mary fuch a naily braggart, than undqr her honour to wed my brother: a gentle - man (though I fay it) more honourably defosnded than that lord; who perhaps, for.?

    A Select Collection of Old Plays

  • I will not difpute; nor in remote corners, nor even elfewhere when the pullies may happen to be out of order, do I think it a bad (hift; and if our neighbours of the South have not a naily or fome fuch expe - dient, in the like circumflances, they are not what he calls good contrivers.

    Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; : in which are contained, observations on the antiquities, language, genius, and manners of the Highlanders of Scotland.

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