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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short, thick headed piece of metal with a pointed end used to fasten one piece of wood to another.

Usage examples (29)
  • Soldier: "Take off these goddamned hobnail hoots."
  • Its been sent to the shop for hobnail replacement.
  • With the multicoloured mirrors on his hobnail boots
  • Not worth one hobnail on the sole of a Roman caliga! for more
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