Definition of nail-making in US English:

nail-making

noun

historical
  • The manufacture of nails; = "nailing".

adjective

historical
  • That makes or manufactures nails.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), revolutionary politician and president of the United States of America. From nail + making.

Pronunciation

nail-making

/ˈneɪlˌmeɪkɪŋ/