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1. A hangnail.
2. A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.
[Middle English angnail, corn, from Old English angnægl : ang-, painful; see angh- in Indo-European roots + nægl, peg, nail; see nail.]
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another name for hangnail
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|Noun||1.||agnail - a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected|
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n → Niednagel m
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