derby

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From Epsom Derby horse race, named after Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby.

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derby (plural derbies)

  1. Any of several annual horseraces.
  2. By extension, any organized race.
  3. (US) A bowler hat
    • 1906, O. Henry, The Green Door
      He began to fan her with his hat. That was successful, for he struck her nose with the brim of his derby and she opened her eyes.
  4. (sports) A local derby
    • 2011 April 15, Saj Chowdhury, “Norwich 2 - 1 Nott'm Forest”, BBC Sport:
      Defeat sees Forest remain a point outside the top six with a derby against Leicester up next.

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derby m (plural derbys)

  1. derby (horse race)
  2. derby (local derby)

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derby m (invariable)

  1. derby (horse race; sports event between local rivals)

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derby n

  1. local derby

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