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n.
To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap.
n.
To spike, as a cannon.
n.
A brush for cleaning the nails.
n.
One whose occupation is to make nails; a nail maker.
n.
One who fastens with, or drives, nails.
n.
A women who makes nailes.
pl.
of Nailery
A manufactory where nails are made.
a.
Having a head like that of a nail; formed so as to resemble the head of a nail.
a.
Without nails; having no nails.
n.
A thick sort of jaconet muslin, plain or striped, formerly made in India.
n.
See Naiad.
a.
Same as Jessant.
a.
Having native or unaffected simplicity; ingenuous; artless; frank; as, naive manners; a naive person; naive and unsophisticated remarks.
adv.
In a naive manner.
n.
Native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness; artlessness.
n.
Naivete.
v.t.
To make naked.
a.
Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword.
a.
Having no means of defense or protection; open; unarmed; defenseless.

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