tilbury

[til-ber-ee, -buh-ree]
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Origin of tilbury

First recorded in 1790–1800; named after its inventor, a 19th-century English coach-builder
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tilbury

noun plural -buries
  1. a light two-wheeled horse-drawn open carriage, seating two people

Word Origin for tilbury

C19: probably named after the inventor

Tilbury

noun
  1. an area in Essex, on the River Thames: extensive docks; principal container port of the Port of London
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