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{n: carpet tack} used to nail down carpets



{n: cat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, nailrod, reed mace, reedmace, Typha latifolia} tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa

{v: finalize, finalise, settle, nail down} make final ; put the last touches on ; put into final form
"let's finalize the proposal"

{v: nail down, nail, peg} succeed in obtaining a position
"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

{v: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify} define clearly
"I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"


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