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the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut

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tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds

a native or resident of Ohio

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They're called buckeyes because it looks like the eye of a buck," said Phil Carroll, a UO groundskeeper, as he examined the golf ball-size dark brown nut he'd just scooped off the ground below the buckeye tree in front of the UO's Lillis Business Complex on East 13th Avenue.
Millions of Americans have used the Star Trek lexicon to describe our own harsh universe, but few have done so as faithfully as James Traficant, the colorful, corrupt Democratic representative from the Buckeye State, who peppered his 17-year-mission to Washington with continuous rescue calls to the Enterprise.
The next time Young got the ball, it was deep again 7/8 at the Longhorns 16 - but the only difference was he hurt the Buckeyes with his arm.
One of the two Buckeyes will be up and running at the 2004 Old Threshers Reunion, and Zip looks forward to firing up a Buckeye at the show.
One of the Buckeyes, side number 948, is the same plane once used by Truman's commanding officer, Captain Michael Groothousen, when he made his first carrier landing as a student pilot in March 1976.
While waiting to hear in the spring whether any of their buckeyes will capture the coveted crown, Ohio officials are quick to point out that while Kentucky may have the largest Ohio buckeye, the largest Kentucky coffeetree is in Madison, Ohio.
Xtras and O's is also providing preseason coverage of the Buckeyes at www.
Keep in mind I'm not an Ohio State fan, have little interest in watching the Buckeyes play and think they'd make an unattractive candidate to play Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
The ever popular Ohio State Buckeyes have the National Championship in what many consider to be the greatest College Football game of All-time.
The Trojans' advantage over OSU is the top 25 polls, which rate them second and the Buckeyes fourth.
Dorsey fought desperately to save his balance and his team's 34-game winning streak, but all he could do was fling the ball goalward as Grant spun him, and the ball fluttered into the cool Arizona night before it landed harmlessly at the goal line, right at the feet of Buckeyes safety Donnie Nickey.
It's not clear how many Buckeyes fans were expected to attend Saturday's game at the Rose Bowl, but football schools such as Nebraska, Alabama, Michigan, Wisconsin and Tennessee generally bring upward of 15,000 fans here.
Regardless, UCLA outside hitter Mark Williams stressed the importance of not looking past the Buckeyes.
And most of all, they were not ready for Ohio State, which used three second-quarter touchdowns to take control of what became a 42-20 Buckeyes victory Saturday night before 93,283 fans at Ohio Stadium.
Dazed and depleted, the Buckeyes lost 23-12 and dropped out of the top 10.
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