bowler hat, bowler, derby hat, derby, plug hat(noun)
a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
Any of several annual horseraces.
By extension, any organized race.
A bowler hat
A local derby
A city in the east Midlands of England, once the county town of Derbyshire.
Origin: From Epsom Derby horse race, named after Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby.
a race for three-old horses, run annually at Epsom (near London), for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th Earl of Derby, in 1780
a stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped crown
Derby is a city and unitary authority in the East Midlands region of England. It lies upon the banks of the River Derwent and is located in the south of the ceremonial county of Derbyshire. In the 2011 census, the city had a population of 248,700.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
där′bi, n. a great horse-race held annually on the Derby Day, on the Wednesday before Whitsuntide, on Epsom Downs, near London, so called from the Derby stakes, instituted by the Earl of Derby in 1780; a rounded felt hat with narrow brim.—ns. Der′byshire-neck, a form of the disease goitre, occurring in Derbyshire; Der′byshire-spar, a fluorspar found in Derbyshire.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
county town of Derbyshire, on the Derwent, with manufactures of silk, cotton hosiery, lace, porcelain, &c.; it is the centre of a great railway system.
Etymology and Origins
Saxon for “deer village.” The Derby stakes at Epsom were founded by Edward Smith Stanley, Earl of Derby, in 1780.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Derby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3828
The numerical value of Derby in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Derby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Derby in a Sentence
It’s not the Kentucky Derby. No huge brims. Nothing too high.
The Derby is bigger than ever, the Derby's the everyday racing that's still struggling.
Now? She's absolutely crazy about roller derby and loves it. Can't wait to go each week.
I can't believe I drew the 1-2 of all draws, i'm just glad I didn't draw that for Kentucky Derby.
I was just in awe of the performance, that's the best Kentucky Derby-winning performance that I brought up here.
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