Nut (Maplet)

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This is the entry for nut from Maplet's A Greene Forest.

Of the Nut tree.

The Nut tree may be called & that very aptlie, an injurious & unquiet neighbour. It hurteth the fruits next to him by all meanes, both with his shadow, with his drooping ill teares or humors from out his leaves upon them and also with his roote. Insomuch that by al waies it vexeth and hindreth the next to him, Isidore saith they may all generally and with one and the same be called Nuts, whose fruite is hid and kept by in huske or shale: As the Walnut, the Chestnut, the Almond and the like.