Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See hazel.

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  • It is usually on the pollen from deciduous tress, mainly birch, al and hasel, grass and mugwort.

    Cold or allergic against pollen?

  • Cuz thats all I am a big hasel, utter waste of time.

    lupee Diary Entry

  • Their nests are much like to the keies of a hasel-nut tree, when they be dried, and of the same length, but somewhat bigger, which case being broken you shall see the egges lie much like vnto antes egges, but somewhat lesser.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Barker (1651) makes the rod 'of a hasel of one piece, or of two pieces set together in the most convenient manner, light and gentle.'

    Introduction to the Compleat Angler

  • There were great store of hasel-nuts, whose shells were as sound as ever, but no kernel within.

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

  • Hated the trafic hasel to go the one on I 45 in houston.

    The Daily News - News

  • I dont want to have to cancel my credit cards thats a big hasel and very time consuming.

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  • Take twenty Gallons of Spring-water; boil it a quarter of an hour, and let it stand, until it be all most cold; then beat in so much honey, as will make it so strong as to bear an Egg, so that on the Top, you may see the breadth of a hasel-nut swimming above; The next day boil it up with six small handfuls of Rosemary; a pound and a half of Ginger, being scraped and bruised; then take the whites of twenty Eggs shells and all; beat them very well, and put them in to clarifie it; skim it very clean, then take it off the fire and strain: But put the Rosemary and Ginger in again: then let it remain till it be all most cold: then Tun it up, and take some

    The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened

  • In the mean time, I do not confound the filbert, pontic, or filbord, distinguish’d by its beard, among our foresters (or bald hasel-nuts) which doubtless we had from abroad; and bearing the names of _avelan_,

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

  • 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

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