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Definition of Hickory
HickoryShad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of
fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a
herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a
Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring
family. The American species (Clupea sapidissima), which is
abundant on the Atlantic coast and ascends the larger rivers
in spring to spawn, is an important market fish. The European
allice shad, or alose (C. alosa), and the twaite shad. (C.
finta), are less important species. [Written also chad.]
Note: The name is loosely applied, also, to several other
fishes, as the gizzard shad (see under Gizzard),
called also mud shad, white-eyed shad, and winter
Hardboaded, or Yellow-tailed, shad, the menhaden.
Hickory, or Tailor, shad, the mattowacca.
Long-boned shad, one of several species of important food
fishes of the Bermudas and the West Indies, of the genus
Shad bush (Bot.), a name given to the North American shrubs
or small trees of the rosaceous genus Amelanchier (A.
Canadensis, and A. alnifolia) Their white racemose
blossoms open in April or May, when the shad appear, and
the edible berries (pomes) ripen in June or July, whence
they are called Juneberries. The plant is also called
service tree, and Juneberry.
Shad frog, an American spotted frog (Rana halecina); --
so called because it usually appears at the time when the
shad begin to run in the rivers.
Trout shad, the squeteague.
White shad, the common shad. HickoryHickory Hick"o*ry, n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora
(Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from
pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory' is named in a list of
Virginia trees, in 1653, and this was finally shortened to
``hickory.' --J. H. Trumbull.] (Bot.)
An American tree of the genus Carya, of which there are
several species. The shagbark is the C. alba, and has a
very rough bark; it affords the hickory nut of the markets.
The pignut, or brown hickory, is the C. glabra. The swamp
hickory is C. amara, having a nut whose shell is very thin
and the kernel bitter.
Hickory shad. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The mattowacca, or fall herring.
(b) The gizzard shad.
Meaning of Hickory from wikipedia
is a type of tree, comprising
Carya, which includes around
18 species. Five or six species
to China, Indochina, and India...
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- Old Hickory
to: Andrew Jackson
(1767–1845), seventh president
of the United States
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- The pecan
/pɪˈkæn/ (Carya illinoinensis) is a species
of hickory native
to northern Mexico
and the southern United States
in the region
of the Mississippi...
is a type of tree (Carya species) found
in North America
and East Asia. Hickory
may also refer
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County, Kentucky, United
is located north
and 18 miles...
- 810. Its county
seat is Newton, and its largest
city is Hickory
. The county
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