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Nailery

Definition of Nailery:

part of speech: noun

A nail manufactory: on the nail, without delay; immediately: to hit the nail on the head, to touch the exact point; to understand the matter: nail- headed copper ore, the name given in Cornwall to certain crystals of chalcosine, from their fanciful resemblance to the heads of nails. Note.- When the nails are compressed, curved or pointed, and extended beyond the digit, they are called talons or claws; when they encase the extremity of a digit like a box they are clled hoofs.

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