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Definition of chesterfield noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    chesterfield

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃestəfiːld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃestərfiːld//
     
     
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  1. 1a type of sofa that has arms and a back that are all the same height
  2. 2(Canadian English) any type of sofa
  3. Word Origin mid 19th cent. originally relating to a type of overcoat: named after a 19th-cent. Earl of Chesterfield, a town in Derbyshire, England.