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English walnut

noun
1.
a walnut tree, Juglans regia.
2.
the nut of this tree, widely used in cookery.
Origin of English walnut
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism
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  • A pretty way to give a small present at Christmas or on a birthday is to put it into an english-walnut shell box.

  • He is an amusing little lecturer, this english-walnut shell professor, and seems very much alive.

  • It is a far cry from a lecturer to a little mouse, yet one english-walnut shell will make both, half a shell for each.

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