Definition of derby:
beanie, championship, bye, beret, derby hat, card, boater, bearskin, bandanna, balaclava, crown, close season, challenge, the Commonwealth Games, bowler hat, baseball cap, biretta, bathing cap, clash, Cup, contest, plug hat, bowler, bonnet.
- "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
In central England, where the sedimentary beds are reduced to about 3000 feet in all, the Carboniferous Limestone attains an enormous thickness, as much as 4000 feet at Ashbourne, near Derby, according to Mr. Hull's estimate.- "The Student's Elements of Geology", Sir Charles Lyell.
I well recollect that Lady Derby won my heart on this occasion by coming to the front door to meet us on arrival, under the evident impression that as a young woman I might be shy coming to a very large house among those, including my host, who were mostly strangers.- "Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life", Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey.