Synonyms for old chestnut
- familiar tune
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLD CHESTNUT
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 grafted to the improved varieties.
“There,” said Tim, pointing to where the dog still sat shivering near the old chestnut woman.
Soon he came dancing along with another nut to put in the hollow of the old chestnut tree.
Theres an old chestnut of a story you may remember that illustrates the point Im making.
Do you mean the path that leads by two old chestnut trees, trees of enormous size and now almost dead?
Whiffet, Skiffet and Skud led a jolly life in the old chestnut tree.