from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The peanut. Sportsman's
- n. Same as groundnut, 3.
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The Peanut in its travels has also acquired a variety of names, such as ground-pea, earth-nut, goober  or guber, and pindar.
The soil of Onslow is productive in cotton, corn, peas, potatoes, and is especially favorable to the perfection of the ground-pea or peanut, which, in the decomposed shelly soils in the vicinity of the coast, claims the chief attention of the farmers and constitutes the most profitable crop.
"'Honey gal,' I says to her, 'it shore looks to me like you're due to get your fullupances of the succulential ground-pea of the Sunny