nut

Part of speech: verb

To gather nuts.

Part of speech: noun

A fruit consisting of a kernel or seed enclosed in a woody shell.

Part of speech: noun

A small block of wood or metal having an internal screw thread.

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Usage examples "nut":

  1. All those weeks when she hadn't been pulling her weight at CitiSpace, the nut on that operation hadn't diminished any. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  2. As a nut is full of meat. - "Gunman's Reckoning", Max Brand.
  3. Babies are to be nut- crackered dead, for people's poor grandpapa's positions! - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.