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In Saki's Beasts and Super-Beasts (http://www.gutenberg.org/files/269/269-h/269-h.htm) he refers to "Nuts" and "Super-Nuts". For example, we have

“You are not going to be what they call a Nut, are you?” she inquired with some anxiety, partly with the idea that a Nut would be an extravagance which her sister’s small household would scarcely be justified in incurring, partly, perhaps, with the instinctive apprehension that a Nut, even in its embryo stage, would refuse to carry parcels.

in The Dreamer and

He was a youngish man of ordinary appearance, quiet of dress and unobtrusive of manner, and he could never wholly rid himself of the idea that a fierce light of public scrutiny beat on him as though he had been a notability or a super-nut.

in A Holiday Task.

I suspect this usage would have briefly fashionable, prior to the First World War, when the stories were first published in the Morning Post.

So what is meant by "nut"?

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nut, n. 6.c. British slang. A fashionable or showy young man. Cf. knut n., nutty adj. 4. Obsolete.

1904   in Notes & Queries (1913) 26 July 78/1   I'm one of the nuts, one of the nibs.
1913   Punch 12 Feb. 115/1   Spring socks will be black and Spring ties a quiet blue. A strike of nuts is expected at any moment.
1920   W. J. Locke House of Baltazar xvii. 205   I've a jolly good mind to set him up regardless, like a pre-war nut—with solid silver boot-trees and the rest to correspond.

Oxford English Dictionary.

A search of the British Newspaper Archive finds that “super-nut” had a brief vogue in 1913–1914, and then vanished rapidly with the coming of the war. This cartoon from Punch for 8th April 1914 gives some idea of what people thought a “super-nut” might look like:

A nervous young man is being fitted with a striped suit by a shop assistant while a smart young man points at him with a stick. The smart young man wears a top-hat, a tight-waited black jacket, striped trousers, patent leather shoes, and has a monocle on a chain. Caption reads, “A special feature of the gent’s ready-to-wear clothing department will be the attendance, daily of a super-“nut” (from the Gaiety or Daly’s), who will give free advice to each purchaser of Easter outfits.”

(The Gaiety and Daly’s were two theatres in the West End of London.)

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