Dorking


Dorking

Dorking [dawr-king] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. 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?

    Roden’s Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • Then I want her to have one of those young Dorking hens your father got the other day.

    Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)

    Various

  • The real history of Dorking has traditions of the table and the cellar.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey

    Eric Parker

  • East of Dorking and the Deepdene are half-a-dozen Betchworths.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey

    Eric Parker

  • Two Dorking cricketers belong to the glorious days of Cotmandene.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey

    Eric Parker

  • British Dictionary definitions for dorking Dorking noun

    1. a heavy breed of domestic fowl

    Word Origin for Dorking C19: after Dorking, town in Surrey

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