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Definition of the noun chesterfield

What does chesterfield mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: chesterfields

  1. suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
  2. an overstuffed davenport with upright armrests
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: davenport = a large sofa usually convertible into a bed
  3. a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar

Alternative definition of the noun chesterfield


  1. A couch, sofa, or loveseat with padded arms and back of the same height, often curved outward at the top.
  2. [Canada] Any couch or sofa.


  1. Chesterfield is a market town and a borough of Derbyshire, United Kingdom. It lies 24 miles north of Derby, on a confluence of the rivers Rother and Hipper. It has a population of 103,800, making it the largest town within the administrative borders of Derbyshire, and the second largest settlement in the traditional county after the unitary authority of the city of Derby.
  2. Chesterfield is a second-ring western suburb of St. Louis and is the largest city in west St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census the population is 47,484 which is the 14th largest city in Missouri. Chesterfield celebrated the 20th anniversary of its founding in 2008. Chesterfield is the home of the headquarters of the Reinsurance Group of America, and as of 2013-14 has been experiencing a mass-construction boom. Two outlet malls have recently completed construction in the Valley. Also under construction is the new corporate headquarters for RGA.
  3. Chesterfield is a town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,472 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Chesterfield County. At the time of the 2010 census, Chesterfield was the least populous of all of South Carolina's county seats.
  4. Chesterfield is a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 3,604 at the 2010 census. It includes the villages of Spofford and West Chesterfield. Chesterfield is home to Spofford Lake, Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area, and parts of Pisgah State Park and Wantastiquet Mountain State Forest.
  5. Chesterfield is a town in the U.S. state of Indiana which lies in Union Township, Madison County. The population was 2,547 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Chesterfield is a rural hill town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, 28 miles southeast of Pittsfield and 108 miles west of Boston. The population was 1,222 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  7. Chesterfield is a village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 223 at the 2000 census.
  8. Chesterfield a.k.a. Chesterfield Township: Chesterfield Charter Township is a charter township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 37,405. The 2010 Census places the population at 43,381. The township was organized in 1842, formed out of a portion of Macomb Township. The Township is part of Metro Detroit.
  9. Chesterfield is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. The population was 2,445 at the 2010 census. The name possibly is from a location in New England.
  10. Chesterfield a.k.a. Chesterfield Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 7,699, reflecting an increase of 1,744 from the 5,955 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 803 from the 5,152 counted in the 1990 Census.
  11. Chesterfield, Virginia is a community whose plat contains the government offices of Chesterfield County, Virginia. Nearby cities and unincorporated communities are Chester, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, and Manchester, Virginia. Main roads through this area are Ironbridge Road and State Route 288.
  12. Chesterfield a.k.a. Chesterfield, Idaho: Chesterfield is a ghost town in Caribou County, Idaho, United States. It is located in Gem Valley at an elevation of 5,446 feet. The community includes a cemetery and former buildings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints such as a former meeting house, amusement hall and tithing house.
  13. Chesterfield a.k.a. Chesterfield, Tennessee: Chesterfield is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Henderson County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 469 as of the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Chesterfield Court House, Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery.

Phrases with Chesterfield

  1. Chesterfield Rugby
  2. fourth earl of chesterfield

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Chesterfield

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Google previewA New Historical and Descriptive View of Derbyshire (1811)

From the Remotest Period to the Present Time

Peter, and the Earl of Chesterfield is the patron. The mansion of Fitzherbert, Esq. stands in the liberty of Herbert-Somersall, and is supposed to have been built with the materials, which were ...

Google previewCatalog of Copyright Entries. Part 4. Works of Art, Etc. New Series (1946)

Chesterfield is the favorite with more and more stars and spectators.

Google previewPigot and co.'s pocket atlas, topography and gazetteer of England (1838)

by James Pigot (and co.)

CHESTERFIELD is an ancient corporate and market town ...

Google previewReport on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Verulam, Preserved at Gorhambury ... (1906)

by Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts

Chesterfield is a very disagreable, ill built town. The road from hence to Derby is hilly, stony, and in every respect exceedingly disagreeable. The country, as in most parts of Derby, cannot boast of its fruitfulness.

Google previewMy Spring (2013)

Royal Times and Ordinary Lives by Jean A. Stockdale

(Chesterfield is a medieval market town in North Derbyshire, about 14 miles from Sheffield city centre. The 14th Century St Mary's & All Saints Church boasts a crooked spire, some 228 feet high, and is a well known and highly visible landmark ...

Google previewDesign your dream home (2011)

Interior design ideas for house and home makeovers by Infinite Ideas, Lizzie O'Prey

A battered Chesterfield is the perfect piece to place amidst deep red panelling, an oak side table the ideal spot to stand your crystal decanter filled with the finest port. Look for cushions and throws in chocolate brown and consider an old ...

Google previewDecisions of the Lords of Council and Session (1826)

From 1766 to 1791 by Scotland. Court of Session, Sir David Dalrymple

Lord Chesterfield is the author, Mr Stanhope is the proprietor ; the assigns of both together have a right of publication. It was not the intention of Parliament to canvass the titles at registration. Mrs Stanhope, as executrix of Mr Stanhope, had a ...

Google previewHoopskirts, Union Blues, and Confederate Grays (2011)

Civil War Fashions from 1861 to 1865 by Kate Havelin

A Chesterfield is a big overcoat with a velvet collar and several ...

Google previewCanada 2013 (2013)

by Wayne C. Thompson

A tuque is a hat, a Chesterfield is a couch. And it's pronounced zed. Okay ...

Google previewThe Comic English Grammar (1840)

A New and Facetious Introduction to the English Tongue by Percival Leigh

Johnson's letter to Lord Chesterfield is a capital letter. The letters of the Alphabet are the representatives of articulate sounds. The Alphabet is a Republic of Letters. There are many things in this world erroneously as well as vulgarly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

CHESTERFIELD, Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of (1694–1773) Parliamentary orator, letter writer, pamphleteer, and essayist, born in London.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena (2007)

by J Gordon Melton

Others include Harmony Grove in California; Pine Grove Spiritualist Camp in Niantic, Con- necticut; Temple Heights Spiritual Camp in Maine; and Camp Chesterfield near Anderson, Indiana. Camp Chesterfield became the site of one of the ...

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Small photo of Chair on a white background, isolate, Chesterfield style, woodenSmall photo of Chair on a white background, isolate, Chesterfield style, woodenSmall photo of LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - August 3rd, 2014: beautiful streets with historical buildings in Mayfair, an affluent are of London city centre featuring the Chesterfield HotelSmall photo of CHESTERFIELD, MISSOURI / USA - May 14, 2016: A United States Air Force F-22 Raptor performs a demo at the 2016 Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo.Small photo of The famous crooked spire of St Marys Church in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.Small photo of Smart boy in elegant suit and glasses sitting on a Chesterfield sofa with a book. Educational concept. Children's fashion. Vintage style.Small photo of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK. February 25, 2018. Tourists ride high above the Market square on the temporary Ferris Wheel at Chesterfield in Derbyshire, UK. More...

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Quotes about Chesterfield

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Scrabble value of C3H4E1S1T1E1R1F4I1E1L1D2

The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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