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nailhead

[neyl-hed] /ˈneɪlˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the enlarged top of a nail, usually flattened but sometimes rounded.
2.
an ornament that suggests or resembles the enlarged top of a nail.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; nail + head
Related forms
nail-headed, adjective
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Examples for nailhead
  • The triangular area thus created is articulated with nailhead ornamentation.
  • He swings the hammer and drives the nailhead an inch into the wood.
  • It has trendy nailhead details and respectable-looking linen upholstery.
  • The nailhead consists of the bearing plate and headed-stud.
British Dictionary definitions for nailhead

nailhead

/ˈneɪlˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a decorative device, as on tooled leather, resembling the round head of a nail
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