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Definition of 'nut'


  1. usually large hard-shelled seed
  2. Egyptian goddess of the sky
  3. a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  4. half the width of an em
       Synonyms: en
  5. a whimsically eccentric person
       Synonyms: crackpot crank nut case nutcase fruitcake screwball
  6. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
       Synonyms: addict freak junkie junky


  1. gather nuts

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