Examples from the Web for walnut
When the day was through, he drove to his home in the Walnut Hills section.Jimmy Breslin on JFK’s Assassination: Two Classic Columns|Jimmy Breslin|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Although the reforms at Walnut Street were successful, the population of Philadelphia and its criminals was exploding.Jerry Sandusky Sentenced: Eight Facts About Pennsylvania Prisons|Abby Haglage|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If one walnut is removed, each and every nut in the pile is shaken and disturbed.
For one, did you know that the world-champion beard grower is a dude from Walnut Creek, California?In ‘Mansome,’ Morgan Spurlock Takes On Modern Masculinity|Jessica Bennett|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Persian walnut, I believe, when on its own roots, is more or less allergic to acid soil.
If the farmer were wise he would replant some of these lands with such trees as spruce, hickory, walnut, or maple.Conservation Reader|Harold W. Fairbanks
He found a walnut shell out of which the water was spouting as from a fountain.The Book of Stories for the Storyteller|Fanny E. Coe
Put on the stove a teacup milk with a piece of butter in it the size of a walnut.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
This is placed in a walnut box in order to prevent any projection of heat upon the balance.
British Dictionary definitions for walnut
Word Origin for walnut
Word Origin and History for walnut
Old English walhnutu "nut of the walnut tree," literally "foreign nut," from wealh "foreign" (see Welsh) + hnutu (see nut). Cf. Old Norse valhnot, Middle Low German walnut, Middle Dutch walnote, Dutch walnoot, German Walnuß, So called because it was introduced from Gaul and Italy, distinguishing it from the native hazel nut. Cf. the Late Latin name for it, nux Gallica, literally "Gaulish nut." Applied to the tree itself from 1600 (earlier walnut tree, c.1400).