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Part of speech: Noun

The horny substance at the ends of the human fingers and toes; the claws of a bird or animal; a measure two and one- fourth inches long; a pointed piece of metal, furnished with a head, and used for driving into woodwork, etc.

Part of speech: Verb

To fasten with such a piece of metal; to secure or make certain; to hold down tightly: as, to nail an argument; to expose; as, to nail a lie.

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