- one of an English breed of white, domestic ducks.
Origin of Aylesbury
First recorded in 1850–55; named after Aylesbury, England
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Examples from the Web for aylesbury
The Duke of Aylesbury swung round with his hands in his pockets.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
Were condemned by a bigoted vicar of Aylesbury, named Berry.Fox's Book of Martyrs
Of these, Rochester was the greatest; and he and Armourer were arrested at Aylesbury.
Probably this is a little earlier in date than the Aylesbury house.Old Country Inns of England
Henry P. Maskell
Inspector Aylesbury did not deign to reply, or could not trust himself to do so.Bat Wing
- a town in SE central England, administrative centre of Buckinghamshire. Pop: 69 021 (2001)
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