Thesaurus / chestnuts
other words for chestnuts
- bon mot
- shaggy-dog story
- snow job
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The chestnuts are stripped bare already and lift their black skeleton arms in the air.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
Don't I remember how she sassed us for gettin' chestnuts in the wood patch back of her corn lot?
The great roasts are simmering and crackling on the spits, while the vegetables of potatoes, chestnuts and peas are boiling.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
He isn't one of these raw hayseeds who hands you chestnuts out of patent medicine almanacs.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
An other sort is called 'Sapmmener' which being boiled or parched doth eate and taste like vnto chestnuts.
The chestnuts whirled us over to Hillingford in less than an hour.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
Neither Japanese chestnuts nor pecans are reported on from Canada.
It should be satisfactory for people who cook their chestnuts.
After this he would let Ted snatch his own chestnuts out of the fire.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS ON A TOURGEORGE A. WARREN