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Der·by

 (där′bē)
A city of central England west of Nottingham. First founded by the Romans as a garrison town, it was one of the centers of the Industrial Revolution.

der·by

 (dûr′bē; British där′bē)
n. pl. der·bies
1. Sports Any of various annual horseraces, especially for three-year-olds.
2. Sports A formal race usually having an open field of contestants: a motorcycle derby.
3. A stiff felt hat with a round crown and a narrow, curved brim.

[After Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby (1752-1834), founder of the English Derby.]
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derby

(ˈdɜːrbɪ)
n, pl -bies
(Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian a stiff felt hat with a rounded crown and narrow curved brim. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): bowler

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ; US ˈdɜːrbɪ)
n
1. (Horse Racing) the Derby an annual horse race run at Epsom Downs, Surrey, since 1780: one of the English flat-racing classics
2. (Horse Racing) any of various other horse races
3. (Soccer) local Derby a football match between two teams from the same area
[C18: named after the twelfth Earl of Derby (died 1834), who founded the horse race at Epsom Downs in 1780]

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a city in central England, in Derby unitary authority, Derbyshire: engineering industries (esp aircraft engines and railway rolling stock); university (1991). Pop: 229 407 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in Derbyshire. Pop: 233 200 (2003 est). Area: 78 sq km (30 sq miles)
3. (Cookery) a firm-textured pale-coloured type of cheese
4. (Cookery) sage Derby a green-and-white Derby cheese flavoured with sage

Derby

(ˈdɑːbɪ)
n
(Biography) Earl of. title of Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley. 1799–1869, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1852; 1858–59; 1866–68)
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Der•by

(ˈdɜr bi; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n., pl. -bies.
1. a race for three-year-old horses held annually at Epsom Downs, near London, England: first run in 1780.
2. any of certain other annual horse races, esp. the Kentucky Derby.
3. (l.c.) a race or contest, usu. one open to all entrants.
4. (l.c.) a man's stiff felt hat with rounded crown and narrow brim; bowler.
[1830–40; after Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby (d. 1834)]

Der•by

(ˈdɜr bi; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n.
1. a city in Derbyshire, in central England. 230,500.
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derby

A men’s felt hat with a stiff, curved brim and a rounded crown.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derby - a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brimderby - a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
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derby

noun competition, event, championship, tournament, contest, puzzle, quiz, head-to-head He caught a salmon in the annual fishing derby.
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Translations
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derby

1 [ˈdɑːbɪ] (US) [ˈdɜːbɪ] N
1. (Sport) local derbyderbi m
2. the Derby (Brit) (Horse racing) → el Derby (importante carrera de caballos en Inglaterra)

derby

2 [ˈdɜːbɪ] N (US) (also derby hat) → sombrero m hongo, bombín m
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derby

[ˈdɑːrbɪ] n
(= sporting event) → derby m
(= hat) → chapeau m melon, melon m
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Derby

[, (US)]
n
(US: also Derby hat) → Melone f
(= local Derby)(Lokal)derby nt
(Racing) → Derby nt
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derby

[ˈdɑːbɪ] n
a. (sporting event) → derby m inv
b. (Am) (hat) → bombetta
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This is a photo of my nan, Irene Preston, on a typical Monday washday in her backyard in Chesterfield Road, Eckington, Derbys, around 1936.
At the Brooksie's Bash, 10m, Derbys, as part of her autumn marathon training Tracey Brookes ran a creditable 1:44:09 to complete this multi terrain course in difficult conditions.
Un programme loin de faire l'unanimite, notamment en ce qui concerne la domiciliation de certaines rencontres, particulierement les deux derbys algerois MCA-CRB et NAHD-USMA programmes respectivement aux stades Omar Hamadi et 20-Aout-55.
Essex (a)Wi&79 Leics (h) W 9 wkts Kent (a) W 63 runs Glamorgan (h) W 2 wkts Hants (a) Draw Derbys (h) W 10 wkts Gloucs WORCESTERSHIRE (h) W 27 runs Surrey (a) L 138 runs Derbys (h) L 7 wkts Gloucs (a) W 8 wkts Gloucs (h) W 204 runs Leics (h) W 249 runs Glamorgan v GLAMORGAN (h) W 106 runs Derbys (a) Draw Kent (h) L 63 runs Essex (a) L 6 wkts Derbys (h) L 9 wkts Surrey (a) L 249 runs Worcs HAMPSHIRE (h) Draw Kent (h)Wi&34 Leics (a) W 196 runs Kent (a) L 2 wkts Essex (h) Draw Gloucs (a) Draw Surrey MIDDLESEX hold a 19-point advantage over their opponents and just six bonus points will be enough to preserve their topflight status even in spite of a Lancashire victory.
SUMMARIES: LV County Championship - Div One Horsham Sussex 314-7 v Warwicks Scarborough Yorks 253 & 400-5 v Midds 232 Div Two Cheltenham Worcs 299-7 v Gloucs Derby Glam 138 & 175 v Derbys 241 & 13-1 Guildford Kent 408 v Surrey 303-6 TODAY: (11.00 unless stated) LV County Championship - Div One (day 2 of 4) Horsham: Sussex v Warwicks Div One (day 4 of 4) Scarborough: Yorks v Midds Div Two (day 2 of 4) Cheltenham: Gloucs v Worcs Div Two (day 3 of 4) Derby: Derbys v Glam Guildford: Surrey v Kent NatWest t20 - South Div Chelmsford: Essex v Hants (18.30)
SUMMARIES: County Championship - Div One Liverpool Lancs 185 v Somset 149 Uxbridge Midds 402 v Warwicks 178-2 Hove Worcs 162 v Sussex 325-7 Div Two Derby Kent 238-8 v Derbys Chelmsford Essex 434-3 dec v Leics 32-2 Swansea Glam 208 v Gloucs 91-7 Northampton Yorks 249 v Northants 175-3 TODAY: (11.00 unless stated) Second Test (day 2 of 5) Headingley: England v South Africa Kingston: West Indies v New Zealand (16.00) County Championship - Div One (day 3 of 4) Liverpool: Lancs v Somset Uxbridge: Midds v Warwick Hove: Sussex v Worcs Div Two (day 2 of 4) Derby: Derbys v Kent (day 3 of 4) Chelmsford: Essex v Leics Swansea: Glam v Gloucs Northampton: Northants v Yorks
LV County Championship, Division Two Canterbury: Kent 237 & 312 lost to Glam 423-9 dec & 129-2 by 8 wkts; Grace Road: Leics 319 & 306 lost to Middlesex 502 & 127-5 by 5 wkts; The Oval: Surrey 468 beat Derbys 190 & 152 by an innings and 126 runs.
Economics graduate Jia, 25, was found dead in March in Sleetmoor Woods, Derbys, near her work, three days after she went missing.
Div 2 (Final day of 4) DERBYS V MIDDX: 1st inns: 263 (Newman 126).
Teams: 1 Warwicks 181, 2 Lincs 164, 3 Derbys 140, 4 Notts 125, 5 Humber 107, 6 S Yorks 102.
Worcestershire came out on top against visitors Derbys at Stourbridge.
Dual Derby winner Galileo is rated inferior to Sinndar, winner of the Vodafone and Budweiser Irish Derbys in 2000.

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