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tilbury 1

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪlb(ə)ri/

noun (plural tilburies)

historical
A light open two-wheeled carriage.
Example sentences
  • As he climbed into his tilbury some twenty yards away, Isolde shrugged.
  • The German ambassador and the director of the Goethe Institut rode on tilburies with the immense crowd on each side of the street welcoming them.
  • There are plenty of hackney cabs and coaches too; gigs, phaetons, large-wheeled tilburies, and private carriages - rather of a clumsy make, and not very different from the public vehicles, but built for the heavy roads beyond the city pavement.

Origin

Early 19th century: named after its inventor.

Words that rhyme with tilbury

bilberry

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Tilbury 2

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪlb(ə)ri/
The principal container port of London and SE England, on the north bank of the River Thames.

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