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emery board

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noun
  1. a small, stiff strip of paper or cardboard, coated with powdered emery, used in manicuring.
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Origin of emery board

First recorded in 1715–25
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emery board

noun
  1. a strip of cardboard or wood with a rough surface of crushed emery, for filing one's nails
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