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Definition of an old chestnut

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Other terms relating to 'chestnut':

Definitions include: something so often repeated it has become tiresome.

Other terms relating to 'old':

Definitions include: big, but not necessarily old.
Definitions include: a weakling; "wimp".
Definitions include: acronym for "burned out old fart".
Definitions include: a child who is similar to one or more of its parents.
Definitions include: backronym for "cool".
Definitions include: acronym for "dirty old fucking hippie".
Definitions include: an elderly person.
Definitions include: to have sex with someone who has an attractive body but an unattractive face.
Definitions include: to be annoying due to repetition.
Definitions include: to make a strong attempt.
Definitions include: to get rid of someone or something.
Definitions include: see good old boy.
Definitions include: a certain type of person living in the rural/southern United States; "hick"; "redneck".
Definitions include: acronym for "Grand Old Party."
Definitions include: a promiscuous woman.

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