nail scissors

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noun (usually used with a plural verb)

small scissors with short curved blades for trimming the fingernails or toenails.

Nearby words

  1. nail file,
  2. nail fold,
  3. nail in one's coffin,
  4. nail pit,
  5. nail polish,
  6. nail set,
  7. nail skin,
  8. nail technician,
  9. nail up,
  10. nail varnish

Origin of nail scissors

First recorded in 1850–55

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