carpet tack

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noun

a flat-headed tack used especially to tack down carpets.

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Historical Examples of 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