Origin of chestnut
Related formschest·nut·ty, adjective
Examples from the Web for chestnut
Chestnut was last, carried on a yellow chariot through a sea of adoring fans.
Then I saw him again coming down one of the chestnut alleys of the Cours la Reine.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even the way he sets up that chestnut, he makes the joke a part of his own history.The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers|Malcolm Jones|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Tinsel, garland, and chestnut shells are the only combustibles on offer.
Chestnut downed 62 to prove he was hungrier for the win than the rest of the pack on July 4th.
Chestnut is one of the species that produces abundant callus very readily.
Alat, my chestnut, was very cheerful after his long rest, but the steep path soon tamed him.Through the Land of the Serb|Mary Edith Durham
She gave her consent, however, to his leaving the pail on the porch and then retiring to the chestnut tree.More Tish|Mary Roberts Rinehart
We mulched with about four inches and some animal got every chestnut out.
The leaves of the chestnut oak and those of the yellow oak resemble the leaves of the chestnut tree.Woodcraft|Alan Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for chestnut
- a reddish-brown to brown colour
- (as adjective)chestnut hair
Word Origin for chestnut
Idioms and Phrases with chestnut
see old chestnut.