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hick•o•ry



Pronunciation: (hik'u-rē, hik'rē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ries.

1. any of several North American trees belonging to the genus Carya, of the walnut family, certain species of which bear edible nuts or yield a valuable wood. Cf. pecan, shagbark.
2. the wood of any of these trees.
3. a switch, stick, etc., of this wood.
4. Baseball Slang.a baseball bat.
5. Also called hick'ory cloth", hick'ory stripe". a strong fabric of twill construction, used chiefly in the manufacture of work clothes.

Hick•o•ry



Pronunciation: (hik'u-rē, hik'rē), [key]
n.
a city in W North Carolina. 20,757.

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