Definition of Derbyshire neck in English:

Derbyshire neck

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[mass noun] historical
  • Goitre, formerly endemic in parts of Derbyshire.
    More example sentences
    • In Switzerland, particularly in the Vallais, the people are subject to excrescences on the throat similar to the Derbyshire neck.

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