What is another word for hickory?

161 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ hˈɪkəɹˌi], [ hˈɪkəɹˌi], [ h_ˈɪ_k_ə_ɹ_ˌi]

Hickory is a common hardwood tree in North America, known for its strong and durable wood that is often used in furniture and tool making. There are several synonyms for the word hickory, including shagbark, pignut, mockernut, and bitternut. These names all refer to different species of hickory trees, distinguished by varying characteristics such as bark texture, nut size, and leaf shape. Hickory wood is prized for its resistance to wear and tear, making it a popular choice for flooring, cabinets, and other woodworking projects. Additionally, hickory nuts are a nutritious source of food for animals and humans alike.

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Usage examples for Hickory

So far as the needs of my own personal expedition were concerned, I had with me on the yacht plenty of hard hickory wood for the making of sledges, instruments, clothing and other apparatus gathered with much economy during my former years of exploration, and about one thousand pounds of pemmican.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Taking the sledge frame work as a platform, a folding top of strong canvas was fastened, and spread between two bars of hickory from each end.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
We now came upon musk oxen and tried to fell them with boulders, and bows and arrows made of the hickory of our sledge.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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