Dorking

[dawr-king]

Origin of Dorking

First recorded in 1830–40; named after Dorking, town in Surrey, England
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Dorking

noun
  1. a heavy breed of domestic fowl

Word Origin for Dorking

C19: after Dorking, town in Surrey
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