agnail

agnail

[ag-neyl]
noun

Origin:
before 950; Middle English; Old English angnægl, equivalent to ang- tight, hard, painful + nægl corn (on foot), nail

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agnail (ˈæɡˌneɪl)
 
n
another name for hangnail

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agnail ag·nail (āg'nāl')
n.

  1. A hangnail.

  2. A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.

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