Hazel hoe
Hazel Ha"zel (h[=a]"z'l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus {Corylus}, as the {Corylus avellana}, bearing a nut containing a kernel of a mild, farinaceous taste; the filbert. The American species are {Corylus Americana}, which produces the common hazelnut, and {Corylus rostrata}. See {Filbert}. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

2. A miner's name for freestone. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]

{Hazel earth}, soil suitable for the hazel; a fertile loam.

{Hazel grouse} (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse ({Bonasa betulina}), allied to the American ruffed grouse.

{Hazel hoe}, a kind of grub hoe.

{Witch hazel}. See {Witch-hazel}, and {Hamamelis}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hazel grouse — Hazel Ha zel (h[=a] z l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus {Corylus}, as the {Corylus avellana},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Witch hazel — Hazel Ha zel (h[=a] z l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus {Corylus}, as the {Corylus avellana},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bonasa betulina — Hazel Ha zel (h[=a] z l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus {Corylus}, as the {Corylus avellana},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Corylus rostrata — Hazel Ha zel (h[=a] z l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus {Corylus}, as the {Corylus avellana},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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