1) The nut of the cultivated hazel or the tree itself.

Said to be so named because the nut was ripe close to St Philibert’s day, that is 22 August, old style: 1476 ‘cut and carried away filberts’, Yeadon

1584 20s and 1 pecke fylbertes at two times in the year, Howden

1642 nutte-trees and filbert-trees, Elmswell

1735 stealing Philberts.

dates 1476 1584 1642 1735

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