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  1. a town in S England, in W Essex. Pop: 10 128 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for chigwell

Historical Examples

  • Chigwell, my dear fellow, is the greatest place in the world.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

    John Forster

  • "Chigwell is," replied the superintendent, alluding to a constable.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • Dumps and Chigwell have been at it all day; are at it still; but as yet without result.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • The first sense he had of God was when he was 11 yeares old at Chigwell, being retired in a chamber alone.

  • One will not fully appreciate Chigwell and its inn unless he has read Dickens' story.