Dorking

[ dawr-king ]
/ ˈdɔr kɪŋ /

noun

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

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Origin of Dorking

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Dorking

Dorking
/ (ˈdɔːkɪŋ) /

noun

a heavy breed of domestic fowl

Word Origin for Dorking

C19: after Dorking, town in Surrey
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