chesterfield

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noun ches·ter·field \ˈches-tər-ˌfēld\

Definition of chesterfield

  1. 1 :  a single-breasted or double-breasted semifitted overcoat with velvet collar

  2. 2 :  a davenport usually with upright armrests

Examples of chesterfield in a sentence

  1. bought a huge new chesterfield for the living room

Origin and Etymology of chesterfield

from a 19th century Earl of Chesterfield


First Known Use: 1852


Chesterfield

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biographical name Ches·ter·field \ˈches-tər-ˌfēld\

Definition of Chesterfield

  1. 4th Earl of 1694–1773 Philip Dormer Stan*hopeplay \ˈsta-nəp\ English statesman and author


Chesterfield

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geographical name Ches·ter·field \ˈches-tər-ˌfēld\

Definition of Chesterfield

  1. 1 city in eastern Missouri west of Saint Louis population 47,484

  2. 2 town south of Sheffield in Derbyshire, north central England population 99,700



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