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toothpick

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty
toothpicktooth‧pick /ˈtuːθˌpɪk/ noun [countable]  DCBa very small pointed stick that you can use for removing bits of food that are stuck between your teeth
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toothpickSanchez says he has completed more than 40 projects over the years, using an estimated 180,000 toothpicks.Bake for about 35 minutes or until the center is springy and a toothpick comes out clean.Stick a toothpick or skewer in the center.I remember growing up in Baltimore and enjoying a flat style cinnamon toothpick to chew on.Bake at 350 degrees until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour.Use a wooden toothpick to secure them together.Better yet, use wooden toothpicks.
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