Chestnut vs Chest - What's the difference?
| Derived terms
Chestnut is a derived term of chest.
As nouns the difference between chestnut and chest
is that chestnut
is a tree or shrub of the genus castanea
is a box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid or chest
can be debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.
As a adjective chestnut
is of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
As a verb chest is
to hit with one's chest (front of one's body).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea .
The nut of this tree or shrub.
(uncountable) A dark, reddish-brown colour/color.
A reddish-brown horse.
(uncountable) The wood of a chestnut tree.
(idiomatic) (Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a phrase, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome.
A round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.
* (tree) chestnut tree
* American chestnut
* chestnut blight
* chestnut oak
* chestnut tree
* dwarf chestnut
* horse chestnut
* Moreton Bay chestnut
* pull chestnuts out of the fire
* Spanish chestnut
* sweet chestnut
* water chestnut
Of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
* black bean
* chinquapin oak
* water caltrop
From (etyl) cheste, chiste, from (etyl) .
* (l) (obsolete)
A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
*:But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶.
(lb) A coffin.
The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
A chest of drawers.
(senseid)(lb) The portion of the front of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.
#A hit or blow made with one's chest.
* (the thorax) breast
* (box) trunk
* bad chest
* chest cavity
* chest cold
* chest of drawers
* chest pass
* chest wall
* get off one’s chest
* hope chest
* keep one's cards close to one's chest
* treasure chest
* war chest
To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
, date=January 23
, author=Alistair Magowan
, title=Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom
, passage=Pedersen fed Kalinic in West Brom's defensive third and his chested
lay-off was met on the burst by the Canadian who pelted by Tamas and smashed the ball into the top of Myhill's net. }}
To deposit in a chest.
(obsolete) To place in a coffin.
* Bible, Genesis 1. 26
- He dieth and is chested .
From (etyl) cheste, cheeste, cheaste, from (etyl) .
Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.