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nutwood

[nuht-woo d]
noun
  1. any of various nutbearing trees, as the hickory or walnut.
  2. the wood of such a tree.
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Origin of nutwood

An Americanism dating back to 1650–60; nut + wood1
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Examples from the Web for nutwood

Historical Examples of nutwood

  • "I spent the night at Nutwood, making a last search for the letter," she said.

    An American Suffragette

    Isaac N. Stevens

  • In after years Noel Herriott often recalled that afternoon spent at Nutwood.

    A Speckled Bird

    Augusta J. Evans Wilson

  • An hour afterward, in front of the post-office, the mail for Nutwood was brought to the trap.

    A Speckled Bird

    Augusta J. Evans Wilson

  • If that is the best you can suggest, I shall just suit myself and call her Patricia of Nutwood.

    A Speckled Bird

    Augusta J. Evans Wilson

  • I made more inquiries, but nothing could be found in my office, though there was a bunch of mail from Nutwood.

    An American Suffragette

    Isaac N. Stevens


British Dictionary definitions for nutwood

nutwood

noun
  1. any of various nut-bearing trees, such as walnut
  2. the wood of any of these trees
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