Definition of clout nail in English:

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clout nail


A nail with a large flat head, used chiefly for securing roofing felt.
Example sentences
  • One or two original clout nails are banged into place to hold the seatboard in exactly the right position.
  • Proceed with fixing undertile membrane horizontally with clout nails, observing the recommended overlaps.
  • The galvanised clout nails should be driven straight with the heads embedded just below the surface of the board.

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