from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a breed of large, white-skinned domestic fowls having a single comb and unfeathered legs, originally bred in England for both meat and eggs.
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- proper n. A town in southeast England.
- n. A breed of chicken, originally being one of four colours (black, white, buff or blue).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A modern breed of domesticated fowls originated by William Cook and Sons at Orpington, Kent, England, in 1886. The breed resembles a clean-legged langshan and is the result of crosses between that bird, the Plymouth Rock, and the Black Minorca. There are ten varieties of the breed, single- and rose-combed of five colors. They are hardy, grow rapidly, and are good layers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English breed of large chickens with white skin
I met him at a Hoover sales conference in Orpington in 1992, he was a sad and shattered man ... but we became good friends.
For Orpington is the seat that has traditionally been most keenly contested by all parties in this part of the world.
I almost forget that telephone call Orpington made to Wallace Erb from our room. "
Initial induction and brain washing will be undertaken at sites such as Orpington and Sunbury (Others on way) which will allow for 9 - 5 training and has all sorts of ‘advantages’ that make me want to shout out in anger for so many reasons!
The KCFA are in the process of talking to some top referees in the county, such as Orpington '
Of course Laura Johnson, from a £1m house in Orpington, or Alexis Bailey, a classroom assistant in a primary school, were apparently caught up with the disadvantaged looters.
And the winner is Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, in the U.K.
• Finally, when the Lib Dems' earnest history society met the other day to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their famous byelection victory at Orpington in Kent – one of many such breakthroughs on the path to government, one recalls – the current MP Joe Johnson, brother of Boris was dutifully present to hear guest speaker, Professor Dennis Kavanagh.
"The 10 billionth app downloaded, Paper Glider, was purchased by Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK," said the release.
"I thought it was a prank call," says Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK.