common nail

  1. a cut or wire nail having a slender shaft and a broad, flat head.

Words Nearby common nail Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use common nail in a sentence

  • You can remove spots of egg from your full dress suit with ammonia and water, applied by means of a common nail brush.

    Remarks | Bill Nye
  • A common nail was hammered into a target for about two thirds of its length.

    Daniel Boone | John S. C. Abbott