9 Definitions of Nail

The meaning of the word nail, the definition of Nail:

n. - the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.

n. - The basal thickened portion of the anterior wings of certain hemiptera.

n. - The terminal horny plate on the beak of ducks, and other allied birds.

n. - A slender, pointed piece of metal, usually with a head, used for fastening pieces of wood or other material together, by being driven into or through them.

n. - To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams.

n. - To stud or boss with nails, or as with nails.

n. - 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.

n. - To spike, as a cannon.

a. - A measure of length, being two inches and a quarter, or the sixteenth of a yard.

The word "nail" uses 4 letters: A I L N

Direct anagrams of nail:

anil lain

Words formed by adding one letter before or after nail, or to nail in any order:

a - lanai liana   b - binal blain   c - linac   d - nidal   e - alien aline anile elain liane   f - final   g - algin align liang ligan linga   m - liman   o - aloin   p - lapin plain   s - anils nails slain snail   u - inula   v - anvil nival vinal   y - inlay  

Shorter words found within nail:

ai ail ain al an ani il in la li lin na nil

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