What does the word toothpick mean?

Usage examples for toothpick

  1. A wooden toothpick is dipped into the acid and this is worked about in the wound. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  2. Lopez called, taking out a huge ivory toothpick which he shamelessly used. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  3. Mother has a headache, father's gone fishing in a boat, and I've a toothpick in my side. – What Two Children Did by Charlotte E. Chittenden