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Dorking

[ dawr-king ]

noun

  1. one of an English breed of chicken, having five toes on each foot instead of the usual four.


Dorking

/ ˈdɔːkɪŋ /

noun

  1. a heavy breed of domestic fowl


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Dorking1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Dorking1

C19: after Dorking, town in Surrey

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Example Sentences

I remember my wife telling me, at Witley, how cruelly she had suffered at Dorking from working under a leaden weight at this time.

To-morrow we go—Mr. Lewes's bad health driving us—to Dorking, where everything will reach me as quickly as in London.

Guildford and Dorking were places that it touched, though it was impossible to say with certainty where it crossed the Medway.

Few men, even in the philanthropic neighbourhood of Dorking, were more beloved than the late Mr. Hope.

A highway winding out of Dorking, stretching its way between hills to the sea.

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