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Definition of To nail

To nail
Nail Nail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nailing.] [AS. n[ae]glian. See Nail, n.] 1. To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams. He is now dead, and nailed in his chest. --Chaucer. 2. To stud or boss with nails, or as with nails. The rivets of your arms were nailed with gold. --Dryden. 3. To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap. When they came to talk of places in town, you saw at once how I nailed them. --Goldsmith. 4. To spike, as a cannon. [Obs.] --Crabb. To nail a lie or an assertion, etc., to detect and expose it, so as to put a stop to its currency; -- an expression probably derived from the former practice of shopkeepers, who were accustomed to nail bad or counterfeit pieces of money to the counter.

Meaning of To nail from wikipedia

- Nail or Nails may refer to: Nail (anatomy), toughened keratin at the end of an animal digitincludes fingernails and toenails Nail (beak), a plate of...
- A nail is a horn-like keratinous plate at the tip of the fingers and toes in most primates. Nails correspond to claws found in other animals. Fingernails...
- nail disease or onychosis is a disease or deformity of the nail. Although the nail is a structure produced by the skin and is a skin appendage, nail diseases...
- An ingrown nail (also known as onychocryptosis from Gr****: ὄνυξ (onyx, "nail") + κρυπτός (kryptos, "hidden") is a common form of nail disease. It is an...
- James Michael Aloysius Bradford (born 16 March 1954), known as Jimmy Nail, is an English singer-songwriter, actor, film producer, and television writer...
- Nail polish (also known as nail varnish or nail enamel) is a lacquer that can be applied to the human fingernail or toenails to decorate and protect the...
- Nail clubbing, also known as digital clubbing or clubbing, is a deformity of the finger or toe nails ****ociated with a number of diseases, mostly of the...
- three amateur bakers compete to replicate complicated cakes and confectionery in order to win a $10,000 cash prize and a "nailed it" trophy. A second season...
- infection of the nail. Symptoms may include white or yellow nail discoloration, thickening of the nail, and separation of the nail from the nail bed. Toenails...
- or nail technician is a person whose occupation is to style and shape a person's nails. This is achieved using a combination of decorating nails with...
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