Origin of nailhead
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In the above-mentioned wall is an Early English doorway, with a dripstone adorned with the nailhead moulding.
All the string-courses, it will be noticed, are enriched with the nailhead moulding.
Marglobe is a midseason variety, with large vine and foliage, resistant to fusarium and nailhead spot.The Tomato
It takes a keen eye to see a fly or a nailhead at fifty yards—one hundred and fifty feet.Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Just at the point of junction in the nailhead was a small convent garden, all scarlet, pink, white and dazzling emerald green.Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France
George Warton Edwards
- a decorative device, as on tooled leather, resembling the round head of a nail
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