Manicure

Definition of Manicure

Man´i`cure
v. t. & i.1.To care for (the hands and nails); to care for the hands and nails of; to do manicure work.
[imp. & p. p. Manicured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Manicuring .]
2.to trim carefully and meticulously; as, to manicure a lawn.
n.1.The care of the hands and nails, especially a thorough cosmetic treatment of the hands, especially the trimming and polishing of the fingernails, and removing of cuticles, performed by a manicurist.
1.A person who makes a business of taking care of people's hands, especially their nails; - an older term for a manicurist.
[Men] who had taken good care of their hands by wearing gloves and availing themselves of the services of a manicure.
- Pop. Sci. Monthly.

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