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Ches·ter·field

 (chĕs′tər-fēld′)
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.

ches·ter·field

 (chĕs′tər-fēld′)
n.
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.]
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chesterfield

(ˈtʃɛstəˌfiːld)
n
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]

Chesterfield

(ˈtʃɛstəˌfiːld)
n
(Placename) an industrial town in N central England, in Derbyshire: famous 14th-century church with twisted spire. Pop: 70 260 (2001)

Chesterfield

(ˈtʃɛstəˌfiːld)
n
(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)
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ches•ter•field

(ˈtʃɛs tərˌfild)

n.
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]

Ches•ter•field

(ˈtʃɛs tərˌfild)

n.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of, 1694–1773, British statesman and author.
Ches`ter•field′i•an, adj.
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chesterfield

A large padded sofa, often with button upholstery, with no woodwork showing.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chesterfield - suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)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
greatcoat, overcoat, topcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
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Translations

chesterfield

[ˈtʃestəfiːld] N (esp US) → sofá m
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chesterfield

nChesterfieldsofa nt
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