Colby

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Place name in Norfolk and Cumbria from Old Norse kol (charcoal) or Koli, personal name + býr (settlement).

Proper noun[edit]

Colby

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. One of two villages in England.
  4. A village in the Isle of Man.
  5. A city and county seat in Kansas.
  6. A city and town in Wisconsin.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Colby (plural Colbies)

  1. A soft, moist, mild cheese made with a washed-curd process.