Nail (festener)

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A pile o nails
Classification festener
Uised wi wid, concrete

In widwirkin an construction, a nail is a pin-shaped object o metal (or wid, cried a treenail or "trunnel") which is uised as a fastener, as a peg tae hang something, or whiles as a decoration.[1]

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  1. Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition on CD-ROM (v. 4.0) Oxford University Press 2009. Nail II. 4. a.