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- n. Archaic form of hazel.
- adj. Archaic form of hazel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make dry; to dry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See hazel.
- To make dry; parch up.
- n. In coal-mining, a tough mixture of sandstone and shale.
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a tree named _luma_, for axle-trees and the poles of carriages; of a particular kind of hazle for ship-building, which answers excellently for oars; they likewise make chests and boxes of a species of cypress, and of a tree named _ciruelillo_.
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Bleaks in a boat in a Summers evening, with a hazle top about five or six foot long, and a line twice the length of the
Immediately upon their receiving this name, the trumpet is sounded, and they all leave the hill and return for Mecca, and being gone two or three miles on their way [,] they then rest for that night34; but after nomas, before they go to rest, each person gathers nine-and-forty small stones about the bigness of an hazle nut; the meaning of which I shall acquaint you with presently.
Three hundred years ago the British scientist Thomas Harriot wrote, “Those weapons that they have, are onlie bowes made of Witch hazle, and arrows of reeds; neither have they anything to defend themselves but targets made of barcks; and some armours made of sticks wickered together with thread.”
And harebells bloomin 'bonnie, O! Below a spreadin' hazle lea,
Sir ROGER was proceeding in the character of him, when we saw him make up to us with two or three hazle-twigs in his hand, that he had cut in
Take the flesh of a hinder part of a hare, or any other venison and mince it small with a little fat bacon, some pistaches or pine-apple kernels, almonds, Spanish or hazle nuts peeled, Spanish chesnuts or
-- The common wild hazle of our hedges has been improved, by chance or cultivation, into the several varieties of red and white filberts and cob-nuts.
Working them upon the hazle, or upon themselves, is necessary; because, it not only makes them more fruitful, but also brings them sooner into bearing.
John Aubrey, who knew him personally, thus describes him: 'He was of a middling stature, pretty strong set, roundish cherry-checked, hazle-eyed, brown-haired.'