THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of agnail
before 950; Middle English; Old English angnægl, equivalent to ang- tight, hard, painful + nægl corn (on foot), nail
Words nearby agnail
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Example sentences from the Web for agnail
I am told that an "agnail" was formerly called a "step-mother" in Yorkshire.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
British Dictionary definitions for agnail
/ (ˈæɡˌneɪl) /
another name for hangnail
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Medical definitions for agnail
[ ăg′nāl′ ]
A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.
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