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nutwood

[nuht-woo d] /ˈnʌtˌwʊd/
noun
1.
any of various nutbearing trees, as the hickory or walnut.
2.
the wood of such a tree.
Origin of nutwood
1650-1660
1650-60, Americanism; nut + wood1
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  • 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 spent the night at nutwood, making a last search for the letter," she said.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
  • From the day of her return to nutwood she severed every social tie linking her with Y——.

    A Speckled Bird Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • In after years Noel Herriott often recalled that afternoon spent at nutwood.

    A Speckled Bird Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • Here he brought his bride from nutwood, where she had lived since her father's death on the battle-field.

    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
  • 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
  • Gentlemen who composed the most fashionable club in Y—— gave an elaborate german to welcome the chatelaine of nutwood.

    A Speckled Bird Augusta J. Evans Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for nutwood

nutwood

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