Of course the old chestnut was dying; but that did not concern the noctules.
I'm not going to be trotting out that old chestnut at every dinner party.
Some one has stolen a store of nuts from the hollow in the old chestnut tree.
I suppose that old chestnut has just got round to your club.
Sprouts in old Chestnut clearings are often allowed to remain, and sometimes they are ...