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  • noun Plural form of chestnut.

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Examples

  • "I've been interested in chestnuts as long as I can remember," said Webb, who recalled looking up the tree in an encyclopedia in elementary school.

    American chestnut tree may reach former heights

  • "I've been interested in chestnuts as long as I can remember," said Webb, who recalled looking up the tree in an encyclopedia in elementary school.

    The mighty American chestnut tree, poised for a comeback

  • "I've been interested in chestnuts as long as I can remember," said Webb, who recalled looking up the tree in an encyclopedia in elementary school.

    The mighty American chestnut tree, poised for a comeback

  • Cooked plain chestnuts, unlike the über-rich marron glacé, have a dusty flavour that is helped in something sweet such as these brownies by marinating them first in a simple mixture of brown sugar, vanilla and rum.

    Dan Lepard's chestnut brownies recipe

  • I first became interested in Chinese chestnuts from an article I read in the early '30's in a Department of Agriculture yearbook which I think had been written by Mr. Gravatt.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Incorporated 39th Annual Report at Norris, Tenn. September 13-15 1948

  • Grossing the Italian frontier without a passport, and selling chestnuts from a barrow on the northern boulevards, and being given fifty days’ imprisonment in London for working without a permit, and being made love to by a rich old woman in a hotel, who gave him a diamond ring and afterwards accused him of stealing it, were among his experiences.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • * If you cannot find fresh water chestnuts, which is a very sad thing, then I would suggest that you do like Ming Tsai says and use jicama instead.

    Tigers & Strawberries » An Evening With Grace Young

  • But this sounds pretty good and I love the idea of chestnuts!

    At My Table

  • Dr. Gilman developed a method of identifying horses, equivalent to human fingerprinting, that is still used to help detect "ringers" - that is, impostors - by taking photographs of vestigial growths, known as chestnuts or night eyes, that every horse has on the inside of its legs and that are unique to each.

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  • Thank the Lord! though this is the first month, it is the last week, of my reign; and I shall resign my crown with great satisfaction to a bouillie of chestnuts, which is just invented and whose annals will be illustrated by so many indigestions, that Paris will not want any thing else for three weeks.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3

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