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A city of north-central England south of Sheffield.
Chesterfield, Fourth Earl of Title of Philip Dormer Stanhope. 1694-1773.
English politician and writer best known for Letters to His Son (1774), which portrays the ideal 18th-century gentleman.
1. A single- or double-breasted overcoat, usually with concealed buttons and a velvet collar.
2. Chiefly Northern California & Canada A sofa.
[After a 19th-century earl of Chesterfield.]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a man's knee-length overcoat, usually with a fly front to conceal the buttons and having a velvet collar
2. (Furniture) a large tightly stuffed sofa, often upholstered in leather, with straight upholstered arms of the same height as the back
[C19: named after a 19th-century Earl of Chesterfield]
(Placename) an industrial town in N central England, in Derbyshire: famous 14th-century church with twisted spire. Pop: 70 260 (2001)
(Biography) Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. 1694–1773, English statesman and writer, noted for his elegance, suavity, and wit; author of Letters to His Son (1774)
1. (sometimes cap.) a single- or double-breasted coat with a velvet collar.
2. a large overstuffed sofa with high arms.
3. Chiefly Canadian. any sofa.
[1885–90; after an Earl of Chesterfield]
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of, 1694–1773, British statesman and author.
A large padded sofa, often with button upholstery, with no woodwork showing.
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|Noun||1.||Chesterfield - suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)|
|2.||chesterfield - an overstuffed davenport with upright armrests|
davenport - a large sofa usually convertible into a bed
|3.||chesterfield - a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar|
chesterfield[ˈtʃestəfiːld] N (esp US) → sofá m
n → Chesterfieldsofa nt