chestnut tree

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Noun1.Chestnut tree - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumnchestnut tree - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
chestnut - edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
Castanea, genus Castanea - chestnuts; chinkapins
chestnut - wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
American chestnut, American sweet chestnut, Castanea dentata - large tree found from Maine to Alabama
Castanea sativa, European chestnut, Spanish chestnut, sweet chestnut - wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia
Castanea mollissima, Chinese chestnut - a small tree with small sweet nuts; wild or naturalized in Korea and China
Castanea crenata, Japanese chestnut - a spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk
Allegheny chinkapin, Castanea pumila, dwarf chestnut, eastern chinquapin, chinquapin - shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
Castanea ozarkensis, chinquapin, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin - shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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She kept on beside the shaggy man, who whistled cheerful tunes to beguile the journey, until by and by they followed a turn in the road and saw before them a big chestnut tree making a shady spot over the highway.
The little grave where her infant sleeps Is 'neath the chestnut tree.
Girls, sometimes I feel as if those exams meant everything, but when I look at the big buds swelling on those chestnut trees and the misty blue air at the end of the streets they don't seem half so important.
Sancho followed him on foot, leading by the halter, as his custom was, his ass, his constant comrade in prosperity or adversity; and advancing some distance through the shady chestnut trees they came upon a little meadow at the foot of some high rocks, down which a mighty rush of water flung itself.
It was a hale and hearty age though, still: and in the summer or autumn evenings, when the glow of the setting sun fell upon the oak and chestnut trees of the adjacent forest, the old house, partaking of its lustre, seemed their fit companion, and to have many good years of life in him yet.
Here the Pygmies used to plant wheat and other kinds of grain, which, when it grew up and ripened, overshadowed these tiny people as the pines, and the oaks, and the walnut and chestnut trees overshadow you and me, when we walk in our own tracts of woodland.
The Chestnut Tree is ideal for a group of friends wanting a good night out in a lively and relaxed atmosphere, with interesting food,friendly staff and generally good service,but if you're after an intimate dinner for two,it may not be the perfect venue.
Hats off to Mike Lawler at Ponteland County First School - where the school badge features a horse chestnut tree - for taking his 300 charges back to gentler times for a while, and combining it with science, history and maths lessons.
A branch was blown down from the horse chestnut tree in Beacon Park, Lichfield, on May 26.
Pubs taking part are the Nursery Tavern, Lord Street; the Craven Arms, Craven Street; the Four Provinces, junction of Allesley Old Road/ Hearsall Lane; the Hearsall Inn, Craven Street; the Chestnut Tree Arms, Craven Street and the Coombe Abbey Inn, Craven Street.
I like to imagine the chestnut tree 100 years from now revived in all its old magnificence, taking its former place in New England forests.
A SAPLING from Anne Frank's horse chestnut tree felled by a force 10 storm this week, will be planted at a British arboretum.