Perhaps it had been vacated by the poor man and his family, and some other nailer had taken his place.
He was a nailer, a cane maker, and a worker in wood and metal.
That Boulogne road is one of the hilliest in France, and Susan was a nailer on hills.
Like every other man in the garrison he longed to check the career of “Bob the nailer.”
So I've had him working like a nailer and he's pretty near done.
Tommy is certainly a nailer at what he terms "commandeering."
Pet was as busy as a nailer until dinner was announced, packing up such things as she wished to take with her to school.
Don Gaspar had worked like a nailer at the construction although he was utterly unskilled.
So far as could be ascertained—for the nailer himself was rather close in the matter—he had not entered the cave at all.
To begin with, the nailer gets metal which does not suit him, so he has to change it, and this he does at the price of 2d.