nutting [nut′iŋ]
the act or process of gathering or hunting for nuts

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  • Nutting — may refer to: The action of gathering nuts. People Sir Anthony Nutting, 3rd Baronet A British diplomat. Charles Cleveland Nutting An American zoologist. Charles William Nutting (1889 1964), British air marshal Dave Nutting A video game designer… …   Wikipedia

  • Nutting — Nut ting, n. The act of gathering nuts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nutting — (n.) action of gathering nuts, 1723, from NUT (Cf. nut) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nutting — This is a famous English surname, believed to be from Yorkshire, which is certainly where the first recording comes from. The style and spelling suggests that it may have an Olde English or Danish Viking pre 7th century origin, and derive from… …   Surnames reference

  • nutting —    In areas where wild hazels grew freely, large groups of villagers (particularly women) would go into the woods to gather them as food, or to sell to dyers. These expeditions were lively affairs, where a good deal of love making went on; this… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Nutting — Nut Nut, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nutting}.] To gather nuts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nutting Associates — was an early arcade game manufacturer from Mountain View, California, formed in 1968 by Bill Nutting. They introduced a number of mechanical coin operated games, starting with a quiz game known as Computer Quiz, and moving on to more common fare… …   Wikipedia

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  • Nutting, Mary Adelaide — См. Mary Adelaide Nutting. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • nutting truck — A wheeled container that is used to move or store small quantities of mail within a postal facility. The container, which consists of a platform and two slatted ends to restrain loads, can be moved by hand or by tractor. It was named for its… …   Glossary of postal terms

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