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emery board

noun
1.
a small, stiff strip of paper or cardboard, coated with powdered emery, used in manicuring.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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Examples from the web for emery board
  • Attach a nail file or emery board to a piece of wood, or tape it to the countertop to stabilize it for one-handed use.
  • The web site is advertised on pens, emery board and mugs that are freely distributed.
British Dictionary definitions for emery board

emery board

noun
1.
a strip of cardboard or wood with a rough surface of crushed emery, for filing one's nails
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