Definition of Nutmegs

1. Noun. (plural of nutmeg) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of nutmeg) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nutmegs

1. nutmeg [n] - See also: nutmeg

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nutmegs

nutmeat
nutmeats
nutmeg-yew
nutmeg family
nutmeg flower
nutmeg geranium
nutmeg hickory
nutmeg liver
nutmeg melon
nutmeg oil
nutmeg tree
nutmegged
nutmegging
nutmeggy
nutmegs (current term)
nutpecker
nutpeckers
nutpick
nutpicks
nutraceutical
nutraceuticals
nutramigen
nutria
nutria rat
nutria rats
nutrias
nutrication
nutriceutical
nutriceuticals

Literary usage of Nutmegs

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"My precious nutmegs doe not wound, For fear I should not live. ... I leave the honorable gentleman from Massachusetts to his WOODEN nutmegs and silver ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"To prepare the nutmegs for ose, the deed enclosing the kernel is dried at a gentle heat in a drying-house over a smouldering fire for about two months, ..."

3. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"The various cases of poisoning with nutmegs seem to depend only on the ingestion ... Concerning a peculiar toxicity of the " wild " nutmegs and mace which ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"The average product is about 5 Ibs. of nutmegs and 1J Ib. of mace to each tree. ... The nutmegs are placed upon gratings over a slow fire, and dried at a ..."

5. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"nutmegs were at one time a most important branch of industry, ... Their cultivation has, however, now been resumed, and Penang nutmegs stand high in the ..."

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