boat nail

noun

: a nail usually 3 to 10 inches long made with a large oval or round head or often a rosehead and of soft galvanized iron or of copper usually with a rectangular shaft tapering to a blunt or chisel point and capable of being effectively clinched

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“Boat nail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boat%20nail. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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