derby

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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derby ‎(plural derbies)

  1. Any of several annual horse races.
  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”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Defeat sees Forest remain a point outside the top six with a derby against Leicester up next.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English derby.

Noun[edit]

derby m ‎(plural derbys)

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English derby.

Noun[edit]

derby m ‎(invariable)

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

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English derby.

Noun[edit]

derby n

  1. local derby

Declension[edit]

Inflection of derby 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative derby derbyt derbyn derbyna
Genitive derbys derbyts derbyns derbynas