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Ches·ter

 (chĕs′tər)
A city of west-central England on the Dee River south of Liverpool. Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is noted for its many well-preserved half-timbered buildings.

Chester

(ˈtʃɛstə)
n
(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, on the River Dee: intact surrounding walls; 16th- and 17th-century double-tier shops. Pop: 80 121 (2001). Latin name: Deva

Ches•ter

(ˈtʃɛs tər)

n.
1. a city in Cheshire, in NW England: intact Roman walls. 120,800.
2. former name of Cheshire.
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Those who had seen Edgar Caswall familiarly since his arrival, and had already estimated his cold-blooded nature at something of its true value, were surprised that he took so to heart the death of old Chester.
If he objects to come you may tell him it's Mr Chester.
Tell him then, Barnaby, should he be engaged,' said Mr Chester,
Old John, immensely flattered by the personal notoriety implied in this familiar form of address, answered, with something like a knowing look, 'I should believe you could, sir,' and was turning over in his mind various forms of eulogium, with the view of selecting one appropriate to the qualities of his best bed, when his ideas were put to flight by Mr Chester giving Barnaby the letter, and bidding him make all speed away.
It was impossible that this could be the same Chester Johnson.
Chester alluded to her `charming novel', and the Misses Chester introduced parties, picnics, the opera, and the fashions.
I can do it, for I have May Chester as a model, and I'll improve upon her.
Chester Ross from Spencervale came here that morning.
Chester, will you come with me and see what they are doing?
Which it seems to me you have no right to be, if you are in earnest," struck in Chester, who had been watching the scene in silence by Sir Charles's side.
The Duke of Chester, the vice-president, was a young and rising politician.
Oh, I don't know," said the Duke of Chester, who was an optimist, "it's jolly good for some things.