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Any of a breed of large, heavily feathered domestic chickens having a single comb, originally bred in England for both meat and eggs.
[After Orpington, a district of southeast England.]
1. (Breeds) a heavy breed of domestic fowl of various single colours, laying brown eggs
2. (Breeds) a breed of brown duck with an orange bill
(Placename) a district of SE London, part of the Greater London borough of Bromley from 1965