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wood screw

noun
1.
any of various screws that have a slotted head and a gimlet point that permit them to be driven into wood with a screwdriver.
Origin of wood screw
1725-1735
1725-35
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  • A small square base is then cut, and fastened to the block on the inside of the stack with a wood-screw.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates

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