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Deptford

[det-ferd]
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noun
  1. a former borough of London, England, now part of Lewisham, S of the Thames River.
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Examples from the Web for deptford

Historical Examples

  • To add to her concern, the Duchess of Deptford was announced.

    The Dictator

    Justin McCarthy

  • "And then we go home to Deptford with thee," said the boy cousin.

    Harding's luck

    E. [Edith] Nesbit

  • That was because they were not the cousins you knew at Deptford.

    Harding's luck

    E. [Edith] Nesbit

  • He could not remember any house in Deptford that had green trees in its garden.

    Harding's luck

    E. [Edith] Nesbit

  • Slingsby, but did no business, but only appoint to go to Deptford together tomorrow.


British Dictionary definitions for deptford

Deptford

noun
  1. a district in the Greater London borough of Lewisham, on the S bank of the River Thames: formerly the site of the Royal Naval dockyard
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