Definitions for "Nail"
Keywords:  horny, keratin, dorsal, toe, epidermis
the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.
The terminal horny plate on the beak of ducks, and other allied birds.
end of the bill Back to identifying diagram
Keywords:  fasten, slender, endless, shank, spike
A slender, pointed piece of metal, usually with a head{2}, used for fastening pieces of wood or other material together, by being driven into or through them.
To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams.
To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap.
succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
Keywords:  unghia
A constraint fired out of a gun, that attaches two objects, or an object to the ground. When attaching two objects, use nails around the seams of the objects.
Relics that are claimed to be the Holy Nails with which Christ was crucified are objects of veneration among some Christians. When Helena, mother of Constantine the Great discovered the True Cross in Jerusalem, the legend was told by and repeated by Sozomen and Theodoret that the Holy Nails had been recovered too. Helena left all but a few fragments of the Cross in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, but returned with the nails to Constantinople.
Keywords:  yard, ell, fingernail, quarter, archaic
A measure of length, being two inches and a quarter, or the sixteenth of a yard.
an old English unit of length equal to 1/20 ell. Like the ell, the nail was used for measuring cloth; traditionally, it represented the length of the last two joints (including the fingernail) of the middle finger. The nail is equivalent to 1/16 yard, 1/4 span, 2.25 inches, or exactly 5.715 centimeters.
a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
Nail is a Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel album released by Self Immolation/Some Bizzare in 1985. In 1995, Nail was given a US release by Thirsty Ear.
What McClayson likes to do to Sidewall Huggers and Campers
The basal thickened portion of the anterior wings of certain hemiptera.
Keywords:  crooks, see
see crooks
take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
locate exactly; "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"
Keywords:  homer, smashed, hit, hard, run
hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
Keywords:  boss, stud
To stud or boss with nails, or as with nails.
Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters
Keywords:  wedge
a wedge, too
Keywords:  bucket, ton, word, another, see
Another word for 1. See "Bucket of Nails" and "Ton of Nails".
A pin that holds the knife together. Click here for illustration
Keywords:  stick
Same as stick.
attach something somewhere by means of nails; "nail the board onto the wall"
Keywords:  complete, pass
complete a pass