Definition of King nut

1. Noun. Hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of King Nut

king's ransoms
king's spear
king-size
king-sized
king begonia
king charles spaniel
king cobra
king cobras
king crab
king devil
king fern
king hit
king hits
king hitting
king mackerel
king nut (current term)
king nut hickory
king of beasts
king of clubs
king of diamonds
king of hearts
king of insects
king of six
king of spades
king of the doos
king of the herring
king of the hill
king orange
king oyster mushroom
king oyster mushrooms

Literary usage of King nut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"KING-NUT, the shag-bark hickory. KING PENGUIN. See PENGUIN. KING PHILIP'S WAR. See COLONIAL WARS IN AMERICA. KING RAIL. See RAIL. KING RENE'S DAUGHTER (LA ..."

2. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"... but is useless 'or weather or ground work. Its nuts are the choicest of their kind. [t is a tree of many excellencies. THE BIG SHELL-BARK OR KING-NUT. ..."

3. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"In the scene on the left hand, king Nut himself offers a breastplate with chains, as a talisman, to the Theban Amon 'of the holy mountain' (that is, ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... used in the mint to swage the edges of coin-blanks, which it raises or throws up all around, preparatory to milling. marking-nut (mär'king-nut), n. ..."

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