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Definition of Nut

  • The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
  • A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. See Illust. of 1st Bolt.
  • The tumbler of a gunlock.
  • A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
  • Testicles.
  • To gather nuts.
  • a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  • one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
  • Egyptian goddess of the sky
  • someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
  • a whimsically eccentric person
  • usually large hard-shelled seed
  • half the width of an em
  • gather nuts

How to use nut in a sentence. Nut pronunciation.

He was the hardest nut I ever had to crack, but in thirty-five minutes I'd got him-like a roach on a hook.
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For instance, there is a national belief that the juby-juby nut, which grows in the forests in profusion, possesses some supernatural virtue that will make a man who chews it impervious to the weapons of his enemies.
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That this virtue exists is generally accepted; but when it comes to a discussion of how, when and where to chew the nut, much wrangling goes on; and such men as survive in battle claim that their particular method is proved to be the correct one, while such as succumb are cited in proof of the error of their process of absorbing the juices of the juby-juby nut.
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It was not until I had assumed the appearance of a reach-me-down Nut with a dislocated neck, being made love to by six chorus-girls at once, that he condescended to take a look at me through the peephole.
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In the middle of the lake there is an island covered with trees and nut bushes; and amongst those trees stands a hollow oak-tree, which is the house of an owl who is called Old Brown.
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They made little rafts out of twigs, and they paddled away over the water to Owl Island to gather nuts.
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They also took with them an offering of three fat mice as a present for Old Brown, and put them down upon his door-step. Then Twinkleberry and the other little squirrels each made a low bow, and said politely- "Old Mr. Brown, will you favour us with permission to gather nuts upon your island?
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The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts, and sailed away home in the evening.
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The squirrels searched for nuts all over the island and filled their little sacks.
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The other squirrels hunted up and down the nut bushes; but Nutkin gathered robin's pincushions off a briar bush, and stuck them full of pine-needle pins.
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The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts.
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Which shames a man; as lightness does attest The nut is empty, nor of value is.
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The man in black and myself stood opposite to each other for a minute or two in silence; I will not say that we confronted each other that time, for the man in black, after a furtive glance, did not look me in the face, but kept his eyes fixed, apparently on the leaves of a bunch of ground nuts which were growing at my feet.
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So beautifully done, with nice cracks in their brown skins showing just a little bit of the soft yellow nut inside.
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The spoils of temple and olden palace cast grotesque, soft, dark shadows on the floor, under the glimmer of the swinging cresset lamp filled with perfumed nut oil.
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It seemed a tough nut to crack, this tripartite household arrangement.
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This was Christmas Eve, and the boys stayed up late, cracking nuts by the blazing log fire and having a good time generally.
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The bill was paid, and they hurried to another store, where they purchased two dozen bottles of soda water, a dozen bottles of root beer, and five pounds of mixed nuts.
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The girls had worked hard, and Ruth's maple fudge, Dorothy's creamed walnuts and dates, Katharine's salted nuts, and Alice's peanut brittle made such a tempting array that none could see without wanting to buy.
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Comfort yourself-as you will-you will survive the reading, and will be a sure proof that the nut is not cracked.
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Examples of Nut

Example #1
And it'll be to his advantage, mind you.
Example #2
I went down and talked to him like a father.
Example #3
That this virtue exists is generally accepted; but when it comes to a discussion of how, when and where to chew the nut, much wrangling goes on; and such men as survive in battle claim that their particular method is proved to be the correct one, while such as succumb are cited in proof of the error of their process of absorbing the juices of the juby-juby nut.
Example #4
And not only do the medicine-men dispute among themselves, but their followers engage even more vehemently in bitter strife.
Example #5
The survivors include, of course, representatives of various schools of thought, and a battle against a common enemy rarely goes by without being immediately followed by a conflict among the surviving Kakekikokuans in order to put to final proof their respective theories about their remarkable fruit.
Example #6
For instance, there is a national belief that the juby-juby nut, which grows in the forests in profusion, possesses some supernatural virtue that will make a man who chews it impervious to the weapons of his enemies.