nail

All Noun Verb
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  • Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume.
  • No plans are drawn up nor are nails allowed in their construction.
  • I saw a white man burned up who was nailed up against the house. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • He returned to the factory every other month for a new set of nails.
  • The present-day buildings are wood frame buildings built without the use of any iron nails.
  • The mother was said to be kept in bed with a nail through her right foot.
  • His body seems almost raised against the flat cross on which he is nailed to.
  • It is not actually white but only appears so when it is seen through the nail.
  • Getting upon this, he found an old board nailed against the wall. Cited from The Lifeboat, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Far in front of him was a large white sign nailed to a tree. Cited from The Status Civilization, by Robert Sheckley
  • One type was made of four pieces of narrow wooden board nailed together.
  • So it was a kingdom was lost - all for want of a nail.
  • If necessary, he'll take an issue and nail it to the wall.
  • This is said to make her a beautiful woman and a good wife until the nail is removed.
  • This allows the nail to be placed and driven quickly with just one hand.
  • Members are brought together and a number of nails are driven in to hold them in place.
  • And they knew not how to love their God otherwise than by nailing men to the cross! Cited from Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche #1
  • Some species of wood are better used green because wood splits less when nailed green.
  • He was busy nailing the supported end when the animal got out again in the same place.
  • Only by placing ten mountains as ten nails might you kill me.
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Meaning of nail

  • noun Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun A thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
  • noun A former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
  • verb Attach something somewhere by means of nails
    nail the board onto the wall