Definitions for "Chestnut"
Keywords:  mane, castanea, horny, reddish, hock
The edible nut of a forest tree (Castanea vesce) of Europe and America. Commonly two or more of the nuts grow in a prickly bur.
A bright brown color, like that of the nut.
The horse chestnut (often so used in England).
The tree itself, or its light, coarse-grained timber, used for ornamental work, furniture, etc.
Very durable and much like oak. Comparitavely easy to work and does not shrink much when drying. See also: Timber. Search for timber books on
A soft wood with a coarse grain. It resembles oak, and can be used in its place when a quartered effect is not desired. Chestnut is unsuitable for fine details because the grain is coarse and it has marked annual rings. Certain cuts were used in late 18th Century England to imitate satinwood. One form of chestnut, Wormy Chestnut, is popular today.
An old joke or story.
This is a tie-breaker or slogan that has been around a long time or one similar to an old chestnut that has been modified slightly. Unfortunately as unoriginal as they are, they are still winning competitions.
a street lined with a mix of sophisticated shops, beauty outlets and restaurants alongside brand name retailers
American chestnut has been virtually destroyed by blight.
Keywords:  well, piece, known
(here) a well-known piece