Definitions

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  • proper noun a suburb of Liverpool

Etymologies

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From Old Norse eik and berg, meaning "oak-tree hill".

Examples

  • Although the year eight boys of St Margaret's High School in Aigburth look conventional enough as they file into class in their ties and blazers, they are effectively entering a Tardis full of futuristic gadgetry.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • Although the year eight boys of St Margaret's High School in Aigburth look conventional enough as they file into class in their ties and blazers, they are effectively entering a Tardis full of futuristic gadgetry.

    The classroom revolution

  • Lancashire's one-day matches shift back to Manchester, but their championship defence will again be heavily based upon Aigburth.

    County Championship scheduled for earliest start on record

  • Aigburth, Formby, Crosby, Toxteth, Croxteth are all Viking names — even the football team Tranmere is Viking.

    Study of people in northwest England finds Viking ancestors

  • Big adventure of the day today was taking the wheels along the prom mto Aigburth station.

    Blat

  • Big adventure of the day today was taking the wheels along the prom mto Aigburth station.

    Archive 2008-10-05

  • Later, when I lived in Aigburth in Liverpool, I would purposefully run a deep bath on Sunday nights, especially during winter when the place was always bitterly cold, and lie in it for ages, usually listening to a sequence of easy listening programmes on Radio 2.

    Washed up

  • Later, when I lived in Aigburth in Liverpool, I would purposefully run a deep bath on Sunday nights, especially during winter when the place was always bitterly cold, and lie in it for ages, usually listening to a sequence of easy listening programmes on Radio 2.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The courtly tide then set southward; Abercromby-square, and its neighbourhood sprung up, and so surged outward to Aigburth one way and to

    Recollections of Old Liverpool

  • They met at a place called Knot's Hole, near the shore by the Aigburth-road.

    Recollections of Old Liverpool

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