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tooth and nail

adverb

Definition of TOOTH AND NAIL

:  with every available means :  all out <fight tooth and nail>
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Examples of TOOTH AND NAIL

  1. <I'll fight tooth and nail to win the finals.>

First Known Use of TOOTH AND NAIL

1550

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