CHESTNUT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHESTNUT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
chestnut
 n.  a glossy brown nut that may be roasted and eaten
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  He came in gorgeous array, with plumed cap, red cloak, chestnut lovelocks, a guitar, and the boots, of course.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
2  Mrs. March folded the wavy chestnut lock, and laid it away with a short gray one in her desk.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
3  You are like a chestnut burr, prickly outside, but silky-soft within, and a sweet kernal, if one can only get at it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
4  Frost opens chestnut burrs, ma'am, and it takes a good shake to bring them down.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
5  She had then on a dark-blue silk dress; her arms and her neck were bare; her only ornament was her chestnut tresses, which waved over her shoulders with all the wild grace of natural curls.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  Through all this motley assemblage, threading her way with the skill of an accomplished rider, there galloped Lucy Ferrier, her fair face flushed with the exercise and her long chestnut hair floating out behind her.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
7  "Don't you scare yourself," he answered, drawing her to him, and passing his broad, rough hand caressingly over her chestnut hair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
8  She herself, richly attired, and mounted on a dark chestnut palfrey, had recovered all the dignity of her manner, and only an unwonted degree of paleness showed the sufferings she had undergone.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
9  A fair, sweet, and honest country face was revealed, reposing in a nest of wavy chestnut hair.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
10  As you may observe, Mr. Holmes, my hair is somewhat luxuriant, and of a rather peculiar tint of chestnut.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
11  One in a black uniform with white plumes in his hat rode a bobtailed chestnut horse, the other who was in a white uniform rode a black one.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
12  The hazel bushes parted behind the hounds and Daniel's chestnut horse appeared, dark with sweat.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
13  Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V
14  He knew all this and therefore waited calmly for what would happen, with more patience than the horses, especially the near one, the chestnut Falcon, who was pawing the ground and champing his bit.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XVII
15  The horses, being drenched by the rain, all looked black whether chestnut or bay.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  This chestnut pudding is a rich dessert with a festive flavour.
2  A man in the street was selling bags of hot chestnuts.