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nose stud

noun [C] uk   us  
a small piece of jewellery connected to a short, thin piece of metal that passes through the side of the nose: She wondered if she should take out her nose stud for the job interview.
Translations of “nose stud”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼻釘(鑲在鼻子一側的小枚珠寶)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼻钉(镶在鼻子一侧的小枚珠宝)…
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