- a former borough of London, England, now part of Lewisham, S of the Thames River.
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To add to her concern, the Duchess of Deptford was announced.The Dictator
"And then we go home to Deptford with thee," said the boy cousin.
That was because they were not the cousins you knew at Deptford.
He could not remember any house in Deptford that had green trees in its garden.
Slingsby, but did no business, but only appoint to go to Deptford together tomorrow.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
- 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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