Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The shell or hull of a nut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. A huck or hull, as of a nut.

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  • noun UK, dialect A huck or hull, as of a nut.

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  • noun the United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965

Etymologies

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Compare hood ("a covering").

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