Definitions for agnail

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hangnail, agnail(noun)

    a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected


  1. agnail(Noun)

    A corn or sore on the toe or finger.

  2. agnail(Noun)

    Torn skin near a toenail or fingernail.

  3. Origin: From agnail, from angnægl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agnail(noun)

    a corn on the toe or foot

  2. Agnail(noun)

    an inflammation or sore under or around the nail; also, a hangnail

  3. Origin: [AS. angngl; ange vexation, trouble + ngel nail. Cf. Hangnail.]


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