carpet tack


noun

a flat-headed tack used especially to tack down carpets.
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Examples from the Web for carpet tack

  • The corner of this picture being lifted, disclosed a small key, hung over the head of a carpet-tack driven into the wall.

    Phaeton Rogers|Rossiter Johnson