Darby

[dahr-bee]
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Examples from the Web for darbys

Historical Examples of darbys

  • She turned back with Mary, and they entered the home of the Darbys.

    A Life's Secret

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • The Darbys in particular called me that, and you're a Darby.

    The Sky Line of Spruce

    Edison Marshall

  • Man and wife are constantly together, and France is a nation of Darbys and Joans.


British Dictionary definitions for darbys

Darby

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