What does the word hazel mean?

Usage examples for hazel

  1. I thought he spent too much time in pushing the sale of shaving sticks, and bay rum, and witch hazel, but his twenty- five dollars' worth of stock rose to over sixty dollars and we built up quite a nice little sale for it. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  2. Wade's pleasant hazel eyes narrowed and hardened. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  3. Sprinkle salt, pepper, chopped parsley, and bread- crumbs on them; place on each a piece of butter the size of a hazel- nut; put in the oven about ten minutes, and when done add a few drops of meat- gravy, to each, and serve hot. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot