nailrod

noun

Definition of nailrod

1a : iron in rods or strips for cutting into nails
b : a rod or strip of such iron
2 British : hard-pressed and usually very dark tobacco made up in short rods or sticks

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“Nailrod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nailrod. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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