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toothpick

noun tooth·pick \-ˌpik\

: a short, pointed stick used for removing small pieces of food from between your teeth

Full Definition of TOOTHPICK

:  a pointed instrument (as a slender tapering piece of wood) for removing food particles lodged between the teeth
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First Known Use of TOOTHPICK

15th century
TOOTHPICK Defined for Kids

toothpick

noun tooth·pick \ˈtüth-ˌpik\

Definition of TOOTHPICK for Kids

:  a pointed instrument for removing bits of food caught between the teeth
Medical Dictionary

toothpick

noun tooth·pick \-ˌpik\

Medical Definition of TOOTHPICK

:  a pointed instrument (as a slender tapering piece of wood) used for removing food particles lodged between the teeth

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