What does the word nail mean?

Usage examples for nail

  1. He can no more take in the idea that your objection to him is he than a board can draw a nail into itself. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  2. Just nail Gryson up to the cross, where he belongs, and keep young Blount busy and out of town; I leave the details to you. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  3. Now to say that the psychic wrote this with her finger- nail on the bottom of the slate and then turned the slate over is to me absurd. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland