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  1. a town in N central England, in N Nottinghamshire. Pop: 39 072 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for worksop

Historical Examples

  • Just after the train passed Worksop, Peace asked for one of the bags.

    A Book of Remarkable Criminals

    H. B. Irving

  • Richard Cobden's only son was at Worksop, a bright, handsome boy.

  • Next to Worksop Abbey, almost demolished; the church has a double flat tower entire, and a pretty gate.

  • Near Worksop grew an Oak, which, in respect both to its own dignity and the dignity of its situation, deserves honourable mention.

    Woodland Gleanings

    Charles Tilt

  • The directors had a special train which stopped to pick up the boys at Worksop.