Orpington

[awr-ping-tuh n]

Origin of Orpington

First recorded in 1890–95; after Orpington, town in Kent, England
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Orpington

1
noun
  1. a heavy breed of domestic fowl of various single colours, laying brown eggs
  2. a breed of brown duck with an orange bill

Orpington

2
noun
  1. a district of SE London, part of the Greater London borough of Bromley from 1965
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