hobnail

play
noun hob·nail \ˈhäb-ˌnāl\

Definition of hobnail

  1. :  a short large-headed nail for studding shoe soles

hobnailed

play \ˈhäb-ˌnāld\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hobnail

2hob


First Known Use: 1592




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