Definition of Tilbury

1. n. A kind of gig or two-wheeled carriage, without a top or cover.



Definition of Tilbury

1. Noun. (historical) A small open two-wheeled carriage. ¹

2. Noun. (slang obsolete) Sixpence (formerly the fare from Gravesend to Tilbury Fort). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tilbury

1. a carriage having two wheels [n -BURIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilbury

tikoloshe
tikoloshes
tikus
til
til death do us part
til now
til tree
tilak
tilaka
tilaks
tilapia
tilapias
tilasite
tilawa
tilburies
tilbury (current term)
tilde
tildes
tile
tile cutter
tile roof
tile saw
tile tracking
tilebased
tiled
tilefish
tilefishes
tileless
tilelike
tilemaker

Literary usage of Tilbury

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) (1890)
"The stations as far as (23 M.) tilbury are described in Baedeker's London. Beyond tilbury the line turns to the ff. — 28 M. Stanford-le-Hope, ..."

2. The Railway Rates and the Carriage of Merchandise by Railway: Including the by Hayward Radcliffe Darlington (1893)
"The Provisional Order applicable to the London, tilbury, and Southend ... 11 (London, tilbury, and Southend Railway, &c.) Order Confirmation Act, 1892. ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1906)
"These omissions accrue to the benefit of tilbury North. tilbury West 48 per cent. On Dec. 31, 1891, the Treasurer of tilbury North (Thomas Beattie), ..."

4. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"The other forts and outworks are at tilbury Fort and West tilbury, ... It is commonly said that it was at East tilbury St. Cedd, the apostle of the East ..."

5. New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past (2007)
"tilbury Rd. branches southwest from State 49 at Salem and follows Salem Creek. At 1 m. the road turns L. past the DARKIN HOUSE (private) (R), a three-story ..."

6. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"It is commonly said that it was at East tilbury St. Cedd, the apostle of the East Saxons, founded a religious house and built a church, but West tilbury is ..."

7. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"The Queen's Visit to the Camp at tilbury. [Ms. COTTON. OTHO E. ix. fol . 180 b. Orig.] *»* Bishop Kennett, in one of the volumes of his manuscript ..."

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