clench nail

clinch nail, clench nail

Any nail designed for clinching after driving.
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Copper clench nails are driven through wood planking of boats, then bent over to hold.
Soft-steel clench nails are used to hold on horseshoes; they can be cut with one tap on a clench tool to remove the shoe.