Origin: ME angnail < OE angnægl, a corn (on the toe or foot) < ange, pain (akin to anger) + nægl, nail (metal): orig. in reference to the nail-head appearance of the excrescence
See agnail in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English angnail, corn
Origin: , from Old English angnǽgl
Origin: : ang-, painful; see angh- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + nǽgl, peg, nail; see nail.
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