Definition of Clout nail

1. Noun. A short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood.

Exact synonyms: Clout
Generic synonyms: Nail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clout Nail

cloudy
cloudy swelling
cloudy urine
clough
cloughs
clour
cloured
clouring
clours
clous
clout
clout-nail
clout-nails
clout list
clout lists
clout nail (current term)
clouted
clouter
clouterly
clouters
clouting
clouts
clouty
clove
clove hitch
clove hitches
clove oil
clove pink
clove pinks
clove tree

Literary usage of Clout nail

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... sprig, brad, clout nail, counter- clout. naked, a. 1. bare, exposed, nude (a term less suggestive of impropriety or disadvantage than "naked"), ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry, and Building: A General Reference by American Technical Society, Ill American Technical Society (Chicago (1917)
"A nail should never be driven clear through any woodwork so that the point appears, unless it is clinched, in which case a wrought- iron or "clout" nail is ..."

3. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"... railway bars;—leger, m. rail-layer,/ormer{y plate-layer; — nag 11, m. clout-nail, tire-nail, hoop-nail; ..."

4. A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery by J. W. Riley (1905)
"clout nail. Flo. 325.-Wrought Roso Nail. made in a variety of shapes, and in all sizes from six inches to half an inch in length. ..."

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