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tilbury

[ til-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈtɪlˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
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noun, plural til·bur·ies.
a light two-wheeled carriage without a top.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for tilbury (1 of 2)

tilbury
/ (ˈtɪlbərɪ, -brɪ) /

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

Word Origin for tilbury

C19: probably named after the inventor

British Dictionary definitions for tilbury (2 of 2)

Tilbury
/ (ˈtɪlbərɪ, -brɪ) /

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