a small, stiff strip of paper or cardboard, coated with powdered emery, used in manicuring.
Words nearby emery board
Origin of emery board
First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for emery board
a strip of cardboard or wood with a rough surface of crushed emery, for filing one's nails
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