(Heb. _'armon_; i.e., "naked"), mentioned in connection with Jacob's artifice regarding the cattle (Gen. 30:37). It is one of the trees of which, because of its strength and beauty, the Assyrian empire is likened (Ezek. 31:8; R.V., "plane trees"). It is probably the Oriental plane tree (Platanus orientalis) that is intended. It is a characteristic of this tree that it annually sheds its outer bark, becomes "naked." The chestnut tree proper is not a native of Palestine.
In the course of a violent storm, a soldier of the 47th Regiment was struck by lightning underneath a chestnut tree.
The chestnut oak has leaves which are much like those of the chestnut tree.
This made her hot and tired, so she tried to make them lie down under a chestnut tree, that she might rest beside them.
So far as I remember, there was not in it a single oak or chestnut tree.
He stepped upon a mound under the overspreading branches of a chestnut tree.
Not a chestnut tree nor hazel within the garth but was limed and netted for the caging of this bird.
There had been a letter for her in the chestnut tree, an impassioned letter.
After the roof was completed, we felled a chestnut tree which we split into spaults about four feet long.
In the silence the leaves of the chestnut tree tapped one against the other.
When a chestnut tree falls by the axe, the roots restore the loss by sending up sprouts around the stump.