nutting nutting  /ˈnə tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) usually large hard-shelled seed
  2. (n) Egyptian goddess of the sky
  3. (n) a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  4. (n) half the width of an em
  5. (n) a whimsically eccentric person
  6. (n) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
  7. (n) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
  8. (v) gather nuts

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's just a matter of nutting out the best way to get there.
  2. Last month 1,000 Navajos and 300 Zunis went a-nutting in small canvas-covered wagons.
  3. She bought gumdrops at Hunt's general store with the other girls, and went hazel-nutting with them.

News

  1. Nutting receives support from FPPC

    By Peter Hecht, Sacramento Bee In a conflicting series of events for embattled El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting, the state’s political watchdog agency supported him Monday against a conflict-of-interest allegation at the same time he faced felony prosecution for alleged political malfeasance in his [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News

  2. El Dorado's Ray Nutting gets FPPC support as he faces felony charges

    In a conflicting series of events for embattled El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting, the state's political watchdog agency supported him Monday against a conflict-of-interest allegation at the same time he faced felony prosecution for alleged political malfeasance in his county.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. El Dorado County Supervisor Nutting Makes Court Appearance

    Ray Nutting made his first court appearance facing perjury and conflict of interest charges on Monday. He also faces charges related to collecting loans from county employees to cover his bail.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Sacramento

Quotes

  1. "A decision of this personal and professional magnitude is not the type you make overnight," McClatchy said. "It was something (Pirates chairman) Bob (Nutting) and I have discussed even before the change of control took place in January and...
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Kevin McClatchy Source: Rotoworld.com

  2. "I am in the process of nutting out a one-year contract and whether I am still good enough to keep going after that, we will see how my year goes," Rocca said. "If I feel the body can go again and the club wants me to go again, I will play. I...
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Anthony Rocca Source: Daily Telegraph

  3. "Seattle is another one really deeply involved. Cleveland and Cincinnati are very progressive, and the Pirates, because of the commitment of their owner Bob Nutting to this cause, are going to use this as one of their themes for the 2008 season....
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: John McHale Source: MLB.com

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