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clout nail

[′klau̇t ‚nāl]
(design engineering)
A nail with a large, thin, flat head used in building.

clout nail

A nail having a large flat head, a round shank, and a long side point or duckbill point; used for fastening sheet metal, asphalt-prepared roofing, plasterboard, etc.
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Finally, attach the plasterboard to the studding with 11 4ins galvanised clout nails, at 12ins centres.