Manicuring
Manicure Man"i*cure, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Manicured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manicuring}.] 1. To care for (the hands and nails); to care for the hands and nails of; to do manicure work. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. to trim carefully and meticulously; as, to manicure a lawn. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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