toothpick

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pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic

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The secretary sighed at last, leant back in his chair and produced a tooth-pick, and used it, to assist his meditation on Bert's case.
After the office closed he appeared in the great walk of the Tuileries, with a tooth-pick in his mouth, as though he were a millionaire who had just dined.
This shows low awareness of the harmful effects of tooth-picks on interdental gingiva.
I love our corner shops with their floors of varnished wood and the creaking shelves, stacked ladder-high with Spam and cans of soup, clothes pegs, thick-cut marmalade to soak into warm buttered toast, eggs with wisps of straw clinging to their shells, boot polish, scouring pads, liver salts, detergents, fruit salads, vinegar, custard powder, chamois cloths, ginger beer, moth-balls and tooth-picks.
1997, is a construction of wire, dental floss, and tooth-picks that spells out its title across the gallery wall.