Definition of Dorking

1. Noun. An English breed of large domestic fowl having five toes (the hind toe doubled).

Generic synonyms: Domestic Fowl, Fowl, Poultry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorking

Dorian mode
Dorian order
Doric order
Doris Lessing
Doris May Lessing
Dorking (current term)
Dorking fowl
Dorking fowls
Dormand-Prince method
Dorno rays
Doroteo Arango
Dorothea Lange
Dorotheanthus bellidiformis
Dorothy Dix
Dorothy Dixer

Literary usage of Dorking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"12) to (221/4 M.) Redhill Junction this lino practically coincides will the LB IE SC Railway to Brighton (R. 6); from Redhill to Dorking and Guildford, ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of Englandby Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1854)
"Lincolnshire: for his 1 year and 2 months- old single-combed grey Dorking Cock and two Hens; bred by himself. t EDWARD SIMONS, of Dale End, Birmingham : for ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"The Battle of Dorking a Myth, England Impregnable: or, the Events that ... The Other Side at the Battle of Dorking; or, the Reminiscences of an Invader. ..."

4. The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breading and Management of Profitable and by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1867)
"THE "White Dorking appears to be a distinct variety from the Grey or Coloured, ... The size of the White Dorking is much less than that of the Coloured, ..."

5. Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker (1908)
"Dorking. CHAPTER XXIX Dorking Mr. Stiggins at the Marquis of Granby—A Ruin. ... Dorking has twice had history made for it, and travellers come to visit the ..."

6. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"Dorking Fowls. At the great poultry show at Boston in November last, some very handsome Dorking fowls were exhibited by Dr. E. WIGHT, of that city. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1896)
"EXCURSION TO Dorking AND LEITH HILL. SATURDAY, MAY 2ND. 1896. ... A party of thirty assembled at the Dorking station (LB & SCR), and walked to Punch-Bowl ..."

8. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"All this, like the contingency of the loss of our ironclads, is a very unpleasant thing to face ; but the Battle of Dorking put it before the eyes of the ..."

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