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English definition of “toothpick”

toothpick

noun [C] uk   /ˈtuːθ.pɪk/ us  
a small, thin, pointed stick of wood, plastic, or metal that can be used for removing pieces of food from between the teeth, especially after a mealToiletry and perfumesDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
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