Examples of chestnut in a Sentence
an op-ed piece that's offers nothing but warmed-over chestnuts for solving the city's financial woes
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The main course was always poultry: Goose roasted with chestnuts and truffles under the skin, served with various purees.
During a walk-through last week, Allen pointed out most of the logs are white oak, with some chestnut.
There’s a stunning New York rosé from Bellwether, the earthy cab franc fruit of Chinon’s Olga Raffault aged in chestnut barrels, and sparkling wine from … England?
No need for roasting chestnuts, no need for mangers.
About 13 pieces of sushi were served during the 22-course meal that also included fish head soup, a cake made out of scallops (really), and a dessert inspired by mont blanc (pureed chestnuts).
The piece is by Swaine Adeney Brigg and comes with a chestnut handle.
And the desserts get our attention, especially the roasted chestnut ice cream with chocolate Grand Marnier glaze.
These Garden productions show that old chestnuts can have new life in them.
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Origin and Etymology of chestnut
First Known Use: 1519See Words from the same year
Synonymsbanality, bromide, commonplace, cliché (also cliche), groaner, homily, platitude, shibboleth, trope, truism
Related Wordsconventional wisdom, party line, routine; inanity; generality, generalization, simplification; adage, proverb, saw, saying; old wives' tale, stereotype
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: of a reddish-brown color
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