Definitions for nails

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Wiktionary

  1. nails(Noun)

    The four round-topped pedestals outside the Corn Exchange in Bristol on which bargains used to be struck.

Freebase

  1. Nails

    Nails is a 1979 Canadian short documentary film directed by Phillip Borsos. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. The subject of the film was simply the manufacturing process used to make nails.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nails

    The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nails' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4406

Anagrams for nails »

  1. anils

  2. slain

  3. snail

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Denis Diderot:

    Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.

  2. Dianna Agron:

    It was like nails on a chalkboard. Sexy is a word I never equate with myself.

  3. Walter Savage Landor:

    Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.

  4. Walter Savage Landor:

    People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.

  5. John Burroughs:

    Some men are like nails, very easily drawn; others however are more like rivets never drawn at all.

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