hickory tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hickory tree American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
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Usage

In literature:

The place where our adventurers now encamped was in a large grove of white oaks and shell-bark hickory-trees.
"The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
MR. CORSAN: Many years ago I was in a train going from Toronto to Montreal, and this is a section that is full of hickory trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
My shagbark (paper shell) hickory tree was on my farm when I bought it in 1868.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
It may take as much as six years to produce a saleable hickory tree from the time the seed is planted.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
That may account for the slow growth of a grafted Hales hickory tree.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The old home sat in a grove of hickory, oak and elm trees, on a gentle slope.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
The hickory borer eats its way into the bark of the hickory trees in mid-summer.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
He lived chiefly on a big hickory tree, so men called him the Hickory Horn-devil.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
Against this slow record of grafted transplanted hickory trees, we have some remarkably quick results with top worked hickory trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
Mallston, straight as a hickory tree, carried his youngest on his bosom, patting its cheek with his horny, potato-scented palm.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
Specimen trees of horse-chestnut, beech, ash, and hickory are also desirable.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Tried to get in the crotch of a hickory tree at the end.
"Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
The hickories of commerce are exclusively North American and some of them are large and beautiful trees of 60 to 70 feet or more in height.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
The cedar and the hickory are among the trees injured in this manner.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Oak and hickory-nut trees grow in situations which are overflowed.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
I think there is a hickory nut tree there.
"Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail" by Howard R. Garis
The hickory-tree is indigenous in America.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
This vantage he utilized by flinging himself bodily at a low-forked hickory tree directly in his path.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
Under some hickory-trees the path ran parallel to the fence.
"Whilomville Stories" by Stephen Crane
The hickory borer threatens to kill all the hickory trees in the Eastern states.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In poetry:

Witch-hazel, dogwood, and the maple here;
And there the oak and hickory;
Linn, poplar, and the beech-tree, far and near
As the eased eye can see.
"The Wood" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

This is a Shagbark Hickory tree at Lake Le-Aqua-Na in Lena.
A number of declining trees along the Allegheny riverbank between Hickory Street and the western railroad trestle in Warren are coming down.
Two hickories marked the northeast corner, and groves of black-jack trees marked the southeast and southwest corners.
Associated PressA crew from Vaccaro Tree Service removes a fallen tree along Hickory Road in Fairfax near the Bay Area, Friday, Nov 30.
When SL Style Director Heather Chadduck lost a 100-year-old hickory tree in her backyard, she knew it was time for a makeover.
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