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 for Clamp nails
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clamp \Clamp\ (kl[a^]mp), n. [Cf. LG. & D. klamp, Dan. klampe,
     also D. klampen to fasten, clasp. Cf. Clamber, Cramp.]
     1. Something rigid that holds fast or binds things together;
        a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces
        together.
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     2.
        (a) An instrument with a screw or screws by which work is
            held in its place or two parts are temporarily held
            together.
        (b) (Joinery) A piece of wood placed across another, or
            inserted into another, to bind or strengthen.
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     3. One of a pair of movable pieces of lead, or other soft
        material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to
        grasp without bruising.
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     4. (Shipbuilding) A thick plank on the inner part of a ship's
        side, used to sustain the ends of beams.
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     5. A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for
        roasting, or of coal for coking.
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     6. A mollusk. See Clam. [Obs.]
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     Clamp nails, nails used to fasten on clamps in ships.
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