the quick

noun

Definition of the quick

: the very sensitive area of flesh under a fingernail or toenail He had bitten his nails to the quick.

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“The quick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20quick. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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