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But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.
This was a hard nut to crack, if his past were not to be ruthlessly severed from Angel's by a word.
"Tough—but most of us have been there, one time or another," Goodell observed sympathetically; and with that the subject rested.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It is prepared from the nut of the areca palm, one of the most beautiful trees in the world.
You know that I come of tough fiber—of that old Creole race of Pontelliers that dry up and finally blow away.
Another tough-looking man ran out of the building and jumped into the red car.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
For each guest there was a cocoa-nut shell, half-filled with miti, a sourish beverage extracted from the cocoa-palm.
We had each of us a fresh cocoa-nut with a hole bored in it, containing at least a pint of clear, sweet-tasting water.
But it was tough on Clip to run into a relative and find him passing smoke-signals along for that prince of rascals, Dangerfield.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
It is about the size of a nut, with a brown verrucous outside; the edible part is white and tender, and the kernel black.

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