treenail

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noun tree·nail \ˈtrə-nəl\
variants: or

or less commonly

trenail

Definition of treenail

  1. :  a wooden peg made usually of dry compressed timber so as to swell in its hole when moistened

13th Century

First Known Use of treenail

13th century


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