Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sprinkler nozle; a nozle having many small openings for making a spray; a rose.
  • noun A head, on a nail or spike, having corrugations or facets; an enlarged end on a mill, or milling-cutter.
  • noun A nail, etc., having a head with facets or cuts; a rose-nail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See rose, n., 4.
  • noun A many-sided pyramidal head upon a nail; also a nail with such a head.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A many-sided pyramidal head upon a nail.
  • noun A nail with that kind of head.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

rose +‎ head

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.