nailhead

[ neyl-hed ]
/ ˈneɪlˌhɛd /

noun

the enlarged top of a nail, usually flattened but sometimes rounded.
an ornament that suggests or resembles the enlarged top of a nail.

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Origin of nailhead

First recorded in 1675–85; nail + head

OTHER WORDS FROM nailhead

nail-head·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nailhead

nailhead
/ (ˈneɪlˌhɛd) /

noun

a decorative device, as on tooled leather, resembling the round head of a nail
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