toenail definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the nail of a toe
- Carpentry a nail driven slantingly, as through the side of a vertical plank to fasten it to the horizontal plank on which it is based
Carpentry to fasten with a toenail
toenail definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a toe.
- A nail driven obliquely, as to join vertical and horizontal beams.
To secure (beams) with obliquely driven nails.
toenail - Medical Definition
The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a toe.