[ches-ter-feeld] /ˈtʃɛs tərˌfild/
Philip Dormer Stanhope
[dawr-mer stan-uh p] /ˈdɔr mər ˈstæn əp/ (Show IPA), 4th Earl of, 1694–1773, British statesman and author.
a man’s knee-length overcoat, usually with a fly front to conceal the buttons and having a velvet collar
a large tightly stuffed sofa, often upholstered in leather, with straight upholstered arms of the same height as the back
an industrial town in N central England, in Derbyshire: famous 14th-century church with twisted spire. Pop: 70 260 (2001)
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)
Derbyshire town, Old English Cesterfelda, literally “open land near a Roman fort,” from ceaster “fort” (see Chester) + feld “open land” (see field (n.)). The cigarette brand was named for Chesterfield County, Virginia, U.S. As a kind of overcoat and a kind of sofa (both 19c.), the name comes from earls of Chesterfield. Philip Stanhope, the fourth Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773) was the writer on manners and etiquette.
- Philip I
noun 1. 1052–1108, king of France 1060–1108 (son of Henry I of France). noun 1. known as Philip the Handsome. 1478–1506, king of Castile (1506); father of Emperor Charles V and founder of the Hapsburg dynasty in Spain 2. title of Philip II of Spain as king of Portugal
- Philip II
noun 1. (“Philip of Macedon”) 382–336 b.c, king of Macedonia 359–336 (father of Alexander the Great). 2. (“Philip Augustus”) 1165–1223, king of France 1180–1223. 3. 1527–98, king of Spain 1556–98 (husband of Mary I). noun 1. 382–336 bc, king of Macedonia (359–336); the father of Alexander the Great 2. known as Philip Augustus. 1165–1223, Capetian […]
- Philip III
noun 1. 1578–1621, king of Spain 1598–1621 (son of Philip II of Spain).
- Philip IV
noun 1. (Philip the Fair) 1268–1314, king of France 1285–1314. 2. 1605–65, king of Spain 1621–65 (son of Philip III). noun 1. known as Philip the Fair. 1268–1314, king of France (1285–1314): he challenged the power of the papacy, obtaining the elevation of Clement V as pope residing at Avignon (the beginning of the Babylonian […]