buckeye

Definitions

  • Ohio Buckeye
    Ohio Buckeye
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Buckeye a native or resident of Ohio
    • n buckeye tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
    • n buckeye the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Buckeye A cant name for a native or resident of Ohio.
    • Buckeye (Bot) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Æsculus) as the horse chestnut.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n buckeye An American name for the different species of horse-chestnut, Æsculus, native to the United States. The species commonly distinguished are the sweet buckeye (Æ. flava), the Ohio or fetid buckeye (Æ. glabra), and the California buckeye (Æ. Californica). The wood is white, soft, and spongy, and furnishes splints for baskets, etc.
    • n buckeye An inhabitant of Ohio, which is often called the Buckeye State, from the great number of horse-chestnuts in it.
    • n buckeye A flat-bottomed centerboard schooner of small size (3 to 15 tons), decked over, and with a cabin aft, used in oyster-fishing in Chesapeake Bay. Also called bugeye.
    • n buckeye In entomology, an American nymphalid butterfly, Junonia cœnia. It occurs throughout the southeastern United States, and feeds in the larval state upon plantain, snapdragon, and the figworts. It derives its popular name from the eye-spots on the wings.
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Usage

In literature:

I was talking with Dwight, from the Buckeye Camp, this morning.
"At the Time Appointed" by A. Maynard Barbour
Here, however, it was manifest that Wilson would become the Buckeye's residuary legatee.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
A stop at the Buckeye Rancho.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
The Buckeye is extensively grown for market; its yield is not satisfactory, and its quality is only medium.
"The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato; and How to Cook the Potato" by D. H. Compton and Pierre Blot
Maum Buckey and I soon became very good friends.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
A one-horse, front-cut mowing machine similar to the Buckeye mower.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
But you've got your grit, you darned Buckeye, to hold on and start again from the ashes.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The Bartlett sisters lived in Buckeye Lane, a thoroughfare that ran along the college campus.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
No soldiers ever had anything on the boys from the Buckeye State.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
Sycamore and buckeye, when thoroughly seasoned, are good fuel, but will not split.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
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In poetry:

Plant the Buckeye on his grave,
For the hunter of the slave
In its shadow cannot rest;
And let martyr mound and tree
Be our pledge and guaranty
Of the freedom of the West!
"Burial of Barber" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Her platinum wand made water wrinkles buckle;
Old Julius gave appreciative chuckle;
"It's jes about hag-hollerin' time," he said.
I watched the globous buckeyes in his head
"Hag-Hollerin' Time" by William Hervey Allen Jr
In their dialect way the knights of the Gray
Gave a flout at the buckeye bandana,
And the buckeye came back with a gosh-awful whack,
And that's what's the matter with Hannah.
"The Blue And Gray" by Eugene Field
It was called after Dow,--
Which the same was an ass,--
And as to the how
Thet the thing kem to pass,--
Jest tie up your hoss to that buckeye, and sit ye down here in the
grass.
"Dow's Flat" by Francis Bret Harte
Along the path the buckeye trees begin
To heap their hills of blossoms.—Oh, that they
Were Romeo ladders, whereby I might win
Her chamber's sanctity!—where dreams must pray
About her soul!—That I might enter in!—
"O Maytime Woods!" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Hunters are packing their bags and heading to the deer woods this weekend to be ready for Monday morning's opener of the popular deer gun season around the Buckeye State.
The seventh-ranked Buckeyes have yet to face an opponent currently ranked in the top 25.
Cie Grant knows something about miracles — and they have nothing to do with Holy Buckeye or the 2002 season.
No Republican has ever won the presidency without the Buckeye State, and Barack Obama's victory there was a crucial factor in determining the 2008 election.
An OSU grad and Columbus native, Jay has been with the Buckeyes since 2006.
Maurice Clarett found a way to pop back into the news with a book excerpt about his lavish lifestyle with the Buckeyes.
Via Deadspin, a letter to the editor in the Findlay Courier from a fella who discovered that the Buckeye tree is both male and female (technically) and as such is bisexual and undeserving of state-tree status in Ohio.
Buckeyes' win bittersweet, still tasty.
NMU Hockey blanked by Buckeyes.
The community newspaper of Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park & Tolleson, AZ.
PHOENIX — A man who was taken down by police at a Buckeye store on suspicion of shoplifting is suing the city and its police department for $500,000.
7 Ohio State 89, Long Beach State 55: DeShaun Thomas leads Buckeyes to blowout victory.
Buckeye bash: Boone , Laurinaitis to renew friendly (we think) rivalry.
Wow, the recent column about BUCKEYE NUTS was a hit.
Buckeyes' coach looking on bright side .
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