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nail:
1. “blow” one's “nail(s,” (i) lit. so as to keep one's hands warm LLL. V. ii. 921 “Dick the shepherd blows his nail,” 3H6 II. v. 3; (ii) fig. to exercise patience Shr. I. i. 108.
2. measure of length for cloth, 2 1/4 inches Shr. IV. iii. 109.
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