Definition of nailhead
1a : the usually flattened boss that forms the end of a nail opposite to the point b : an ornament suggesting a nailhead a belt studded with enamel nailheads nailhead taffeta
2 : nail-headed molding; also : one of the pyramids forming such molding
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