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nail file

noun

Simple Definition of nail file

  • : a small, flat piece of metal or cardboard that has a rough surface and that is used for shaping your fingernails

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nail file

  1. :  a small narrow instrument (as of metal or cardboard) with a rough or emery surface that is used for shaping fingernails

1862

First Known Use of nail file

1862


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