Outside, oak and hickory and pecan trees dotted the rolling grassland.
hickory, don't you know—haven't you been told what she is expected to say or do here to-day?
Growing out of fissures of the bark and wood of hickory, Acer, etc.
There was in these days no more beautiful place in all the luxuriant low country contiguous to Charleston than hickory Hill.
These two main braces of course were extra strong, and made of hickory.
Will you tell the court where you have been to-day, Mr. hickory?
The hickory had proven as stubborn as he was himself—which is saying a great deal.
hickory at once recognized the battered doll under the aristocratic title which Polly had long ago bestowed upon it.
I'm covered all over right now with lumps as big as hickory nuts.
Fall, with the red of sumac and of hard maple, the leathery brown of hickory leaves, and the pale yellow of elm was upon the land.
1670s, American English, from Algonquian (perhaps Powhatan), shortening of pockerchicory or a similar name for this species of walnut. Old Hickory as the nickname of U.S. politician Andrew Jackson is first recorded 1827.