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Definition of "hickory-nut" [hickory-nut]

  • The nut of the hickory. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hickory-nut" in a sentence
  • "And so, we did: We put the ashes in the hole with each tree, and then covered the roots with fresh soil -- an oak, a scarlet maple, and a hickory-nut tree (one day, readers, I will share her famous hickory-nut cake recipe with you all!)."
  • "It is of a brilliant gold color — about the size of a large hickory-nut — with two jet black spots near one extremity of the back, and another, somewhat longer, at the other."
  • "From the second shell one of the shrapnel bullets dropped on my wrist, hardly breaking the skin, but raising a bump about as big as a hickory-nut."
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