chestnuts


chestnuts
chest·nut || 'tʃesnʌt n. type of tree; horse chestnut (nut from the chestnut tree); reddish-brown horse adj. having a reddish-brown coloring

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  • chestnuts — n. 1) to roast chestnuts 2) (misc.) to pull smb. s chestnuts out of the fire ( to extricate smb. from an unpleasant situation ) * * * to roast chestnuts (misc.) to pull smb. s chestnuts out of the fire ( to extricate smb. from an unpleasant… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • chestnuts —    the testicles    A variant of the nuts theme:     Listen, I m gonna stand down here freezing my chestnuts and pressing on this buzzer and shouting your name. (Turow, 1993 he was being refused entry to an apartment) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Chestnuts Park — is a park in the St. Ann s neighbourhood of the London Borough of Haringey. It is 5 hectares (12 acres) in size[1] and is located on St. Ann s Road and Black Boy Lane, close to St. Ann s Hospital. The park contains a café, community centre… …   Wikipedia

  • Chestnuts long barrow — The Chestnuts long barrow is a Neolithic chambered long barrow near Addington in the English county of Kent. It is one of a group of monuments known as the Medway megaliths. The tomb was built in an area of extensive earlier Mesolithic activity… …   Wikipedia

  • Some Fine Old Chestnuts — Infobox Album | Name = Some Fine Old Chestnuts Type = Album Artist = Bing Crosby Released = 1953 Recorded = June 26th, 1953 [ Genre = Vocal Length = : Label = Decca Producer = Buddy Cole Reviews = * [http://community.mcckc.edu/crosby/albums.htm… …   Wikipedia

  • Banquet of Chestnuts — The Banquet of Chestnuts, known more properly as the Ballet of Chestnuts, refers to a fête in Rome, and particularly to a supper held in the Papal Palace by Don Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI on October 30, 1501. An account of the… …   Wikipedia

  • pull one's chestnuts out of the fire — To do someone else a great favor which they don t really deserve, doing oneself a disfavor in the process. * /Small countries often have to pull the chestnuts out of the fire for their more powerful neighbors./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull one's chestnuts out of the fire — To do someone else a great favor which they don t really deserve, doing oneself a disfavor in the process. * /Small countries often have to pull the chestnuts out of the fire for their more powerful neighbors./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rock\ chestnuts — Used to describe something which is the epitome of coolness. (Invented by Jerame Barriga of Carson, CA.) Mrs. Monson rocks chestnuts! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • rock\ chestnuts — Used to describe something which is the epitome of coolness. (Invented by Jerame Barriga of Carson, CA.) Mrs. Monson rocks chestnuts! …   Dictionary of american slang