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Chanty said the Youngkins are not registered to vote at the Hickory precinct, making the teen’s effort to cast a ballot there even more peculiar.

Once the fog disappears, you’re left with a stack of hickory-kissed ribs, meaty and tender if sweeter than I like.

Hickory is a common smoky flavor profile in barbecue, and many sauces achieve that flavor by using liquid smoke, which is created by burning hickory at high temperatures to make smoke that’s then collected and transformed.

From Eater

After all, each halibut, hickory tree, or human being appears to be distinct and fixed in time—or at least identifiable as this object, this creature, this person.

Pecan is a southern species of hickory with a flavor that resembles most other hickory nuts.

Outside, oak and hickory and pecan trees dotted the rolling grassland.

Salmon, tuna, sturgeon, mussels, oysters, and sable are marinated and smoked using hickory and alder wood.

Bill Kristol's comparison of the Alaskan governor to Old Hickory doesn't fly.

Of course he was contemplating the application of a "two year old hickory," as he went on at the rate of two forty.

There was a quiet, cynical smile on his face as he sat there beating a tattoo on his leggings with a hickory twig.

Coal is best, but hickory saplings, chopped about two feet long, make a good steaming heat.

Holding out his hand, white as a woman's, a diamond flashed on the ring-finger as large as a hickory nut.

Without a word, Jim's right hand crept stealthily inside his hickory shirt, where a button was missing.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hickory, such as: business, staff, baton, billy, blackjack, and bludgeon.

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