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n. The head of a nail.

  1. n. something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device

  2. flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point

Usage examples of "nailhead".

She pinched the nailhead, imagining a point between the ears where she would strike.

He had inadvertently found, with his elbow, the nailhead which was in reality the push button that released the spring.

The sign was handmade, nailhead letters in pine, swinging gently over a square wooden gate.

Overhead, the mounting darkness is studded with stars, glint of the nailheads supporting the big roof.

He was in his late thirties, with dark wiry hair arcing over his forehead but cropped very close at the temples so that his ears seemed to stick out, small bright eyes like new nailheads on either side of a substantial nose, and a heavy dark moustache that turned up at the ends.

He lifted His hand, and from it burst a fountain-spray of fire, a million stupendous suns, which clove the blackness and soared, away and away and away, diminishing in magnitude and intensity as they pierced the far frontiers of Space, until at last they were but as diamond nailheads sparkling under the domed vast roof of the universe.

Not quite as large as the other ones we had come across, it was decorated with brass nailheads, now badly discolored, and looked very ancient.

She walked to the door and stood only inches from it, looking at the threadlike, cracked lines in the paint on the cypress boards, the exposed, square nailheads that were darkened with rust, a thimbleful of cobweb stuck behind a hinge.