from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See chesten.
  • n. A kind of plum.


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  • The Apr twenty-three annual assembly as good as cooking of a Society, hosted by Messrs. Cheston, Ingersoll as good as Wheeler, will be reason during Guildford.

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  • The hosts for a annual assembly as good as cooking upon Shakspere's birthday will be a same organisation who hosted a 1997 dinner: Messrs. Cheston, Ingersoll as good as Wheeler.

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  • “The quality and consistency of the beer was too much of a problem for us to continue with the project,” said Cheston, who added that he is in negotiations with a different Belgian brewery to take over the brand.

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  • What I tasted on Feb. 2 was perfectly crisp and clean and drinkable, but more akin to a Stella Artois or Bavik than what Cheston had in mind.

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  • The hero of this story is Thor Cheston, Beck's general manager and the man behind Mussel Bar's beer list and its dozens of pilsners, stouts and India Pale Ales from around the world: liquid relief from the endurance contest that is Mussel Bar.

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  • Franklyn Cheston was there with his 6-year-old daughter, a rapper named Cheyenne, who was gearing up to try out.

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  • He made Charles Cheston a deputy director along with Magruder and the nominal chief in his absence.

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  • With Doering listening in, he had the headquarters operator round up Magruder, Cheston, and several of the other coup plotters who could be found.

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  • As Roosevelt prepared for his conference at the Crimean resort city of Yalta with Churchill and Stalin to decide the partition of postwar Europe and the final offensive against Japan, Buxton and Cheston rushed two Vessel reports to his desk with what they thought were explosive diplomatic revelations.

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  • The source had been given the code name “Vessel” and Cheston was sure his latest report would interest the president.

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