from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of filbert.

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  • noun Alternative form of filbert.


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  • I had it set in the garden by the great filberd-tree, and there it has stood for near five-and-twenty years.

    News from the Duchy Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1903

  • For her he gathered the vermeil-tinctured pearmain, and the walnut with an unsavoury rind; for her he hoarded the brown filberd, and the much prized earth-nut.

    Imogen A Pastoral Romance William Godwin 1796

  • In the mean time, of this I have had experience; that hasel-nuts, but the filberd specially, being full ripe, and peel’d in warm water, (as they blanch almonds) make a pudding very little (if at all) inferior to that our ladies make of almonds.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees John Evelyn 1663


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