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  • (Noun) Metal spike. Sharp at one end, a flattened disc attached at right angles to the shaft of the spike at the other. Can be used to attach 2 pieces of wood together when kinetic energy (usually using the squaddies favourite tool - the hammer) is applied to the flattened disc forcing the sharp end through the wood.
  • (Adjective) To be Nails. A measure of hardness and toughness. A vital component of all Special Forces and Elite troops. You may think you are hard but unless you are willing to ...
... you aren't nails!
  • (Noun) Shiny smooth ends to your fingers and toes.