coffin nail



Examples of coffin nail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her long coffin nails were coated with a metallic silver pigment. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 28 Sep. 2023 In the first, second, third, and eighth photos, the coffin nails appear to have a metallic finish, which reminded me of the cat eye nail trend that was popular in 2019. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 24 Aug. 2023 These trendy coffin nails look extra mod with line detailing., 13 May 2023 In addition to the human remains, researchers also studied archaeological artifacts from the site, including buttons, a straight pin and coffin nails. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Apr. 2023 Think: the crazy-long coffin nails Kylie Jenner is obsessed with. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, 10 Mar. 2023 These were not coffin nails, which are usually found intact, and nails weren't used in the construction of the funeral pyre. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 17 Mar. 2023 Need some coffin nail art ideas? Liv Holland, Allure, 9 Aug. 2022 Senior Charles McClelland had a career-high 179 yards rushing and two touchdowns, including the would-be coffin nail from 35 yards with 9:24 left in the game. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 8 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coffin nail was in 1888

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“Coffin nail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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