Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of north-central England south of Sheffield.
  • English politician and writer best known for Letters to His Son (1774), which portrays the ideal 18th-century gentleman.

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  • proper noun A market town in Derbyshire, England
  • proper noun any of a number of other settlements

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Examples

  • Many believe the term Chesterfield originally referred to the style of buttoning of the leather, shape of the sofa back, and even the height of the seat.

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  • Many believe the term Chesterfield originally referred to the style of buttoning of the leather, shape of the sofa back, and even the height of the seat.

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  • The Missouri finance division also closed WestBridge Bank & Trust Co. in Chesterfield, and the FDIC arranged for Midland States Bank in Effingham, Ill., to assume its $72.5 million in deposits.

    Three Banks Fail, 2010 Total Now 132

  • Born in Chesterfield, Connecticut, he found himself typecast after the Kotter series ended.

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  • Her best hope was for the conservative Rs in Chesterfield to pick one of their own as the GOP nominee.

    Dirty Dozen- House of Delegates- Edition 2

  • As a teacher in Chesterfield County, I witnesses a pretty impressive vocational program.

    Waldo Jaquith - HB 1422: Mandating vocational classes.

  • Brown Jr., who supervised female inmates at Pocahontas Correctional Center in Chesterfield County, was sentenced to six months after fathering the child of inmate Sheron M. Montrey.

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  • And with my parents, sister and brother-in-law all living in Chesterfield Co and me using 288 reasonably frequently, I call horsepuckey.

    Waldo Jaquith - 5 signs your town sucks.

  • Even to those of us who live elsewhere in the East Midlands, the area to the north of Nottingham and the east of Chesterfield is a non-descript one that we imagine to have always been industrialised.

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  • Even to those of us who live elsewhere in the East Midlands, the area to the north of Nottingham and the east of Chesterfield is a non-descript one that we imagine to have always been industrialised.

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  • Canadians still call a couch a 'Chesterfield' even if it's not that brand name.

    June 10, 2013