shingle nail

noun

Definition of shingle nail

: a usually galvanized nail used in applying shingles to a house

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History and Etymology for shingle nail

Middle English schingelneil, from schingel shingle + neil nail

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“Shingle nail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shingle%20nail. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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