fat pine


noun Midland and Southern U.S.

Nearby words

  1. fat meat,
  2. fat mouse,
  3. fat necrosis,
  4. fat of the land, the,
  5. fat pad,
  6. fat stock,
  7. fat tax,
  8. fat tide,
  9. fat-finger,
  10. fat-soluble

Origin of fat pine

An Americanism dating back to 1665–75

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Examples from the Web for fat pine

  • As night fell, dozens of little bonfires were lighted in the plaza, made from cobwork piles of fat-pine.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr