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[ches-nuh t, -nuht]
  1. Charles Wad·dell [wo-del] /wɒˈdɛl/, 1858–1932, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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Historical Examples of chesnutt

  • Mr. Chesnutt has admirably summed up the personal characteristics of the oratory of Douglass.

    The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States

    Benjamin Brawley

  • No man feels more keenly the race distinctions than one like Chesnutt, more Caucasian than African in his make-up.

    The Southern South

    Albert Bushnell Hart

  • They liv in the ground, and are az prikly all over az a chesnutt burr, or a case ov the hives.