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NAIL, A measure of length, equal to two inches and a quarter. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He came down hard on the Election Commission (EC) for its 'failure' to ensure a level-playing field, and said the Commission has turned into a nailless ruling party organisation.
Sitting on the floor, studying her nailless big toe, Claire (Sarah Hay, who appeared as a dancer in Black Swan ), the newcomer, dabs some blood on her finger, smears it on her lips and then leans over to kiss her reflection in the rehearsal studio mirror.
Take One Plus One, for example, an innovative line of nailless, glue-less furniture made by established architecture and design firm White Sur White.