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  • The female Broad-winged Hawk spreads one wing to expose the barred and speckled underside, of such a pattern as Cavallini gave to angels 'wings balanced by the somber brown mass of the male, wings closed in a point that crosses the spectacular black-on-white stripes of his tail-feathers, and both forms are superbly part of a diagonal composition of which the basic line, upper left to lower right, is from the branch of pig-nut hickory.

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  • I believe the pig-nut or smooth bark is the best variety.

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  • The men backed their nervously snorting horses, giving her room; Stent dismounted, picked up a pig-nut, and threw it accurately.

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  • This plant should not be confused with pig-nut (_carya porcina_), which is a species of hickory.

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  • There were plenty of chestnuts in the woods, and the walnut, or pig-nut, also abounded; so that berrying and nutting were favorite pastimes.

    Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2

  • Of the latter, they had the ground or pig-nut, which grows in all parts of Southern Africa, and which forms a staple food of the native inhabitants.

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  • Of the latter, they had the ground or pig-nut (_Arachis hypogea_), which grows in all parts of Southern

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  • It is clear from his description that he saw at Saco the hickory, _Carya porcina_, commonly known as the pig-nut or broom hickory.

    Voyages of Samuel De Champlain — Volume 02

  • Thy’s hedge-born whoreson hath influenced thou’s own clot poled, tardy gaited, pig-nut, heavily cockered, maggot pie of a foul knave’s rat‘s bain.

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    February 10, 2019