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common nail

noun
1.
a cut or wire nail having a slender shaft and a broad, flat head.
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  • A common nail was hammered into a target for about two thirds of its length.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • You can remove spots of egg from your full dress suit with ammonia and water, applied by means of a common nail brush.

    Remarks Bill Nye

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