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darby

1

[ dahr-bee ]

noun

, Building Trades.
, plural dar·bies.
  1. a float having two handles, used by plasterers.


Darby

2

[ dahr-bee ]

noun

  1. a city in SE Pennsylvania.

Darby

/ ˈdɑːbɪ /

noun

  1. DarbyAbraham16771717MBritishTECHNOLOGY: iron manufacturer Abraham. 1677–1717, British iron manufacturer: built the first coke-fired blast furnace (1709)


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Word History and Origins

Origin of darby1

1565–75; perhaps after a proper name or Derby, England

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Example Sentences

In another year, a player like Darby might have been hard to bring back, but this time Washington has the space to retain him if it chooses to do so.

Officials initially ruled that safety Kamren Curl recovered the ball for Washington, brought the ball out of the end zone and fumbled it back into the end zone, where Darby fell on it and was ruled down by contact.

Alex Gaurnaschelli is the executive chef of Butter Restaurant and The Darby.

I talked to [his then-wife] Darby, who said I needed to give this all over to a Higher Power.

I was determined not to let White House colleagues, the press, the public, or anyone else—up to and including Darby—see me suffer.

Darby McCormick is one of the best heroines in thriller fiction: smart, resourceful and tough as nails.

The book that introduced Darby, The Missing, is currently the only one available from an American publisher.

Stop and try a ride, Billy, urged Lance Darby, holding the cord of the tugging kite.

That was a great scheme you suggested about the kite the other day, Laura, declared Lance Darby.

Admiral Darby, then in command of the channel fleet, took out a convoy with supplies.

"Come on, then, and I'll lift you out some," assented Darby.

Darby had followed the direction of Moll's large forefinger with his gaze.

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