from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, -- Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide.


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  • I drifted around pleasurably but unprofitably for the rest of the day, slept thankfully without nightmares and found on a dry and sunny Derby Day morning that my friendly Pump reporter had really done his stuff.

    Come To Grief


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