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Definition of "horse-chestnuts" [horse-chestnuts]

  • Plural form of horse-chestnut. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "horse-chestnuts" in a sentence
  • "The journey took us about half an hour, by which time the rain was thudding down onto the cemeterys broad-leafed horse-chestnuts and running off the noses of weeping angels, making them look clammy as wet clay."
  • "This avenue was straight and of moderate length, running between a double row of very ancient horse-chestnuts, planted alternately with sycamores, which rose to such huge height, and nourished so luxuriantly, that their boughs completely over-arched the broad road beneath."
  • "They seemed mostly to be sweeping up the fallen leaves from the paths, and where the leaves had not fallen from the horse-chestnuts the boy was assisting nature by climbing the trees and plucking them."