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n. pl. til·bur·ies
A light, two-wheeled, open carriage with a bench seat, used in the 1800s.
[After Tilbury, a London coach builder of the 1800s.]
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n, pl -buries
a light two-wheeled horse-drawn open carriage, seating two people
[C19: probably named after the inventor]
(Placename) an area in Essex, on the River Thames: extensive docks; principal container port of the Port of London
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til•bur•y(ˈtɪlˌbɛr i, -bə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
a light two-wheeled carriage without a top.
[1790–1800; after its inventor, a 19th-century English coach-builder]
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