filbert

Part of speech: noun

The nut of the hazel.

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Usage examples "filbert":

  1. Furthermore, he was so daffy and curdled in the Filbert that he sold three times as much as he had. - "Ade's Fables", George Ade.
  2. She has filbert nails and an arched instep. - "Trumps", George William Curtis.
  3. Mrs. Mervale had an aquiline nose, good teeth, fair hair, and light eyelashes, rather a high complexion, what is generally called a fine bust; full cheeks; large useful feet made for walking; large, white hands with filbert nails, on which not a speck of dust had, even in childhood, ever been known to a light. - "Zanoni", Edward Bulwer Lytton.