"horse nails." Definition

  1. At the game of cribbage, when a player finds it his policy to keep his antagonist back, rather than push himself forward, and plays accordingly, he is sometimes said “to feed his opponent on HORSE NAILS.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1701 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: horsebreaker., horsey, horse’s nightcap, hot coppers, hot tiger, house of commons, houses;, housewarming, how much?, how-came-you-so?
Previous words in the dictionary: horse nails, horse marine, horse chaunter, horse, horrors, hornswoggle, hoppo, hopping giles, hop the twig, hop o’ my thumb

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