A Dictionary of the English Language
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Nuttree

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Núttree. n.s. [nut and tree.] A tree that bears nuts; ahazle.

Of trees you shall have the nuttree and the oak. Peacham.

Like beating nuttrees, makes a larger crop. Dryden.

Sources: Dryden, John (788) · Peacham, Henry (53)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Nuttree." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 3, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2955.


  1. The “ahazle” is supposed to be “a hazle” (and it is in later editions) – it likely appears as a single word here due to typesetting constraints.

  2. Brandi on August 3rd, 2013 at 8:53 am

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