And the apple-tree and the horse-chestnut and the elm—of course I like them.
Soon the wistaria would bloom, then the horse-chestnut; but not for her.
And the horse-chestnut tree, and the grape-vines, making it green and pleasant, by and by!
They are as sticky as horse-chestnut buds, and much nicer to eat.
Fragments of horse-chestnut bark thrown upon the water also send down beautiful cloud-like strife.
It consists of the word "Buckeye" with a branch of the buckeye (horse-chestnut) tree.
Specimen trees of horse-chestnut, beech, ash, and hickory are also desirable.
horse-chestnut is another instance of the application of the term to plants.
It is much frequented, especially in early summer, when its triple avenue of horse-chestnut trees is in blossom.
Mulberry, horse-chestnut, and walnut were also well in leaf.
1590s, from horse + chestnut. A tree probably native to Asia, introduced in England c.1550; the name also was extended to similar North American species such as the buckeye. Said to have been so called because it was food for horses. The nut resembles that of the edible chestnut but is bitter to the taste.