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wood screw

noun
1.
any of various screws that have a slotted head and a gimlet point that permit them to be driven into wood with a screwdriver.
Origin of wood screw
1725-1735
1725-35
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British Dictionary definitions for woodscrew

woodscrew

/ˈwʊdˌskruː/
noun
1.
a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood by a screwdriver
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