fat pine


noun Midland and Southern U.S.

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