Tooth pick


a small pointed piece of wood, plastic, etc., for removing substances, especially food particles, from between the teeth.

1480–90; tooth + pick2 Unabridged
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toothpick (ˈtuːθˌpɪk)
1.  a small sharp sliver of wood, plastic, etc, used for extracting pieces of food from between the teeth
2.  a slang word for bowie knife

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