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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
nail (relic)
  1. The thin, horny plate at the ends of fingers and toes on humans and some other animals.
  2. A spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials. The nail is generally driven through two or more layers of material by means of impacts from a hammer or other device. It is then held in place by friction.
  3. One of the four round pedestals (the nails) in Bristol.
  4. An archaic English unit of length equivalent to 1/16th of a yard (2.25 inches).

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