nail up


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nail up

vb
(tr, adverb) to shut in or fasten tightly with or as if with nails
Translations

w>nail up

vt sep picture etcannageln; door, windowvernageln; boxzunageln
References in classic literature ?
She carried her point, and the faithful Falada was killed; but when the true princess heard of it, she wept, and begged the man to nail up Falada's head against a large dark gate of the city, through which she had to pass every morning and evening, that there she might still see him sometimes.