- a town in NE Northamptonshire, in S England.
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Examples from the Web for corby
Then my husband nudged me, Corby Kummer nudged me, everybody nudged me.The Queen of the Cookbook
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The caw of the house-crow is replaced by the deeper note of the corby.Birds of the Indian Hills
Then one of the babblers made a lunge at the corby, which caused it to take to its wings.Jungle Folk
This little girl is daughter to Captain Corby, in command of the troops.
You see, my dear Miss Corby, that my prophecy to you on the terrace at Ravenshoe is falsified.
And stay; say that, if any one calls for Miss Corby, he is to be shown into the drawing-room at once.
- a town in central England, in N Northamptonshire: designated a new town in 1950. Pop: 49 222 (2001)
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