- any of various nutbearing trees, as the hickory or walnut.
- the wood of such a tree.
Origin of nutwood
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Examples from the Web for nutwood
"I spent the night at Nutwood, making a last search for the letter," she said.
In after years Noel Herriott often recalled that afternoon spent at Nutwood.
An hour afterward, in front of the post-office, the mail for Nutwood was brought to the trap.
If that is the best you can suggest, I shall just suit myself and call her Patricia of Nutwood.
I made more inquiries, but nothing could be found in my office, though there was a bunch of mail from Nutwood.
- any of various nut-bearing trees, such as walnut
- the wood of any of these trees
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