[til-ber-ee, -buh-ree]

noun, plural til·bur·ies.

a light two-wheeled carriage without a top.

Origin of tilbury

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

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

Word Origin for tilbury

C19: probably named after the inventor



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