Berkshire

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Berkshire

  1. A inland county of England, bounded by Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Greater London and Wiltshire.

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Berkshire (plural Berkshires)

  1. A breed of pig from Berkshire county.
  2. (rail transport) A steam locomotive of the 2-8-4 wheel arrangement.
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    • 1959, Steam's Finest Hour, edited by David P. Morgan, Kalmbach Publishing Co.
      Erie, always an interesting road to watch, fortified itself in the late '20's with the largest roster of Berkshires in the land, and these engines were easily able to sustain the road until dieselization …