Definition of Chesnut

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of chestnut) ¹



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Definition of Chesnut

1. a type of tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chesnut

chervetite
chervil
chervils
chervonets
chervontsy
chesed
cheshire
cheshires
cheshirization
chesible
chesibles
chesil
chesils
cheslip
cheslips
chesnut (current term)
chesnuts
chesounable
chess
chess-apple
chess-clock
chess boxing
chess clock
chess club
chess compositions
chess game
chess master
chess masters
chess match
chess move

Literary usage of Chesnut

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1. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus L Hillhouse (1819)
"The coolness of the1 summer and the mildness of the winter in these regions are favourable to the chesnut ; the face of the country , also , is perfectly ..."

2. Elementary Principles of Carpentry by Thomas Tredgold, Peter Barlow (1853)
"The chesnut contains only a very small proportion of sap-wood, and therefore ... Mr. Kent has observed a post of chesnut taken up sound after having stood ..."

3. Servants of the King by Robert Elliott Speer (1909)
"VI ELEANOR chesnut On the wall of one of the rooms of the Presbyterian Foreign Mission Board, ... ELEANOR chesnut, whose name stands first on the tablet, ..."

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