Dorking [dawr-king] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- one of an English breed of chicken, having five toes on each foot instead of the usual four.
Origin of Dorking First recorded in 1830–40; named after Dorking, town in Surrey, England Examples from the Web for dorking Historical Examples of dorking
What should I know about horses or Alderneys or Dorking fowls?
Henry Seton Merriman
Then I want her to have one of those young Dorking hens your father got the other day.
The real history of Dorking has traditions of the table and the cellar.
East of Dorking and the Deepdene are half-a-dozen Betchworths.
Two Dorking cricketers belong to the glorious days of Cotmandene.
British Dictionary definitions for dorking Dorking noun
- a heavy breed of domestic fowl
Word Origin for Dorking C19: after Dorking, town in Surrey