chinquapin

Definitions

  • Chinquapin Oak. Chestnut Oak. Yellow Oak
    Chinquapin Oak. Chestnut Oak. Yellow Oak
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chinquapin small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
    • n chinquapin shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
    • n chinquapin shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chinquapin (Bot) A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub (Castanea pumila) of North America, from six to twenty feet high, allied to the chestnut. Also, its small, sweet, edible nat.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chinquapin See chinkapin.
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Usage

In literature:

As we went out, this time by the Chinquapin wagon-road, we met one stage-load after another of tourists coming in.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
Dat evenin when us stop pickin cotton ah took mah brothah down and taken mah chinquapins.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
We had popcorn and chinquapins in the fall of the year, I used to pick up chips to use at the pot.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
I came upon you in the woods, and together we gathered chinquapins.
"Lewis Rand" by Mary Johnston
He had grove atter grove of pecan, chestnut, walnut, hickor'nut, scalybark, and chinquapin trees.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Curiously enough, the chestnut weevils did not go to my chinquapins.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Most of those that are like the chinquapin or like the Chinese chestnut resist blight very well.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
An' den dem chinquapin bushes down by de swamp!
"The Colonel's Dream" by Charles W. Chesnutt
De chinquapin crap done gin out 'fore de simmons is ripe!
"The Statesmen Snowbound" by Robert Fitzgerald
MR. WEBER: Three miles northwest of Blufftown there is a natural hybrid between the white and chinquapin oaks.
"Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
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In poetry:

A comrade of the chinquapin,
He looks into its knotty eyes
And sees its heart; and, deep within,
Its soul that makes him wise.
"Comradery" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

The Highlands Plateau Audubon Society will host its weekly bird walk on June 23 at Chinquapin in Cashiers.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service has chosen not to put the Ozark Chinquapin on the Endangered Species List.
The Ozark Chinquapin is a type of chestnut tree that grows in the Ozarks.
Ozark Chinquapin Not Endangered.
There are only 23 Ozark Chinquapin trees left in the world.
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