Definition of chesterfield
1 : a single-breasted or double-breasted semifitted overcoat with velvet collar
2 : a davenport usually with upright armrests
Examples of chesterfield in a Sentence
bought a huge new chesterfield for the living room
Recent Examples of chesterfield from the Web
At Article, a stunning chesterfield sofa is upholstered in olive green velvet.
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Origin and Etymology of chesterfield
from a 19th century Earl of Chesterfield
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
Definition of Chesterfield
1 city in eastern Missouri west of Saint Louis population 47,484
2 town south of Sheffield in Derbyshire, north central England population 99,700
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