chestnut chestnut  /ˈtʃɛs ˌnət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  2. (n) any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
  3. (n) edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  4. (n) the brown color of chestnuts
  5. (n) a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
  6. (n) a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
  7. (adj) (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color

Usage(s):

  1. The man who boasts about gathering chestnuts as a barefoot boy is usually owning up to getting on in years.
  2. The American chestnut tree used to flourish from the Atlantic to the Mississippi, from the Canadian frontier to North Carolina.
  3. Through a White House announcement this week, Harry Truman hauled a red-hot chestnut out of the political fire.

News

  1. Chestnut Hill holds first meeting; neighborhood association's charter meeting set for June 25

    SALISBURY - More than 40 people recently attended the first neighborhood meeting of the Chestnut Hill area held in the Rhyne Building at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church on South Main Street.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

  2. Chestnut Hill Dedicates Season to Marilyn Buel

    Chestnut Hill Concerts has dedicated its upcoming August season to Marilyn Buel. The dedication recognizes Buel's work over the years for the series, of which she is a former president.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Valley Courier

  3. Chestnut Avenue access to First street to close

    Chestnut Avenue access to First street to close
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marshfield News Herald

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