noun Etymology: from a 19th century Earl of Chesterfield Date: 1852 1. a single-breasted or double-breasted semifitted overcoat with velvet collar 2. a davenport usually with upright armrests

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  • Chesterfield — ist der Name von Personen: Lord Chesterfield, Kurzbezeichnung für Philip Stanhope, 4. Earl of Chesterfield (1694–1773), britischer Staatsmann und Schriftsteller Orten: in Neuseeland: Chesterfield (Neuseeland) im Vereinigten Königreich:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chesterfield — Chesterfield, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 223 Housing Units (2000): 95 Land area (2000): 0.540994 sq. miles (1.401168 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.540994 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Chesterfield — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Chesterfield (desambiguación). Chesterfield es una ciudad independiente que se encuentra a 9 km de Richmond (Virginia, Estados Unidos). En ella destaca la producción de tabaco… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chesterfield — Derbyshire town, O.E. Cesterfelda, lit. open land near a Roman fort, from ceaster fort + feld open land. The cigarette brand was named for Chesterfield County, Virginia, U.S. As a kind of overcoat and a kind of sofa, the name comes from earls of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • chesterfield — n. 1. a davenport with upright armrests. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chesterfield — ► NOUN 1) a sofa having padded arms and back of the same height and curved outwards at the top. 2) a man s plain straight overcoat, typically with a velvet collar. ORIGIN named after a 19th century Earl of Chesterfield …   English terms dictionary

  • chesterfield — [ches′tər fēld΄] n. [after a 19th c. Earl of Chesterfield] 1. a single breasted topcoat, usually with a fly front and a velvet collar 2. a) a kind of sofa, heavily stuffed and with upright ends b) Cdn. any sofa …   English World dictionary

  • Chesterfield — (spr. tschést rfihld), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Derby, am Chesterfieldkanal (zum Trent; 70 km), (1901) 27.185 E.; Eisen , Blei und Kohlengruben …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chesterfield — Chesterfield, Philip Dorner Stanhope, lord ► C. de Gran Bretaña, en Inglaterra, condado de Derbyshire; 70 546 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chesterfield — [ches′tərfēld΄] 4th Earl of ( Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694 1773; Eng. statesman & writer on manners Chesterfieldian adj …   English World dictionary

  • Chesterfield — For other uses, see Chesterfield (disambiguation). Borough of Chesterfield View of Chesterfield from Old Brampton …   Wikipedia

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