nail set


noun

a short rod of steel used to drive a nail below or flush with a surface.

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Lincolnesque

Origin of nail set

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called nail punch.
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British Dictionary definitions for nail set

nail set

nail punch


noun

a punch for driving the head of a nail below or flush with the surrounding surface
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